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|French term or phrase: Siret|
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Answerer: Anna Stevenson
Answer: SIRET Number
This is another unique code used to identify business for tax reasons. It consists of 9 numbers (the SIREN code) plus another 5. I believe there is no equivalent in English, as SIRET is a registered trademark.
From http://www.sirene.tm.fr/annonce/glossaire/siret.htm : "Le numéro SIRET® est un identifiant numérique de 14 chiffres composé du SIREN® (9 chiffres) et d’un numéro interne de classement de 5 chiffres (NIC) caractérisant l’établissement d’une entreprise en tant qu’unité géographiquement localisée. Il est donc modifié en particulier si l’établissement change d’adresse."
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Business Registration Number
This number (to correct an earlier answer) is given by INSEE, even if it is through URSSAF that a translator, as a person working in the professions libérales, that one applies for this number. Further, there are in fact two numbers, a SIREN and a SIRET. The SIREN describes the physical or moral person, while the SIRET describes the business establishment. A business with a single SIREN would have a SIRET with five additional digits, ending with a slightly different series of number for each office or location.
Sources: SIREN certificate and site below
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Hi Mats, I changed the glossary entry to read "French business registration number" as any business structure has a SIRET n° in France, not just those operating as a company. I'm a "professional libérale" and I have a SIRET number, for example!
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