PARIS - France's Constitutional Council gave the green light on Sunday to the government's controversial 'millionaire tax', to be levied on companies that pay salaries of more than 1 million euros ($1.38 million) a year. The measure, …
Millionaires represent the ... Republicans now want to make these tax breaks for the wealthy permanent, perhaps to guarantee embellishments to their ornate villas in Italy and alpine chateaus in France We must extinguish once and for …
Once taxes exceed 50%, people become extremely offended that half of their money is going to the government, says Peter Megoudis, a partner at Deloitte LLP. French movie star Gérard Depardieu, for example, was so offended by …
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Constitutional Council gave the green light on Sunday to a 'millionaire's tax', to be levied on companies that pay salaries of more than 1 million euros ($1.38 million) a year. The measure, introduced in line with a …
This past week, President Obama tried to sell his new “millionairestax” to the Rust Belt ... That might have been true in pre-revolutionary France, where the nobility was exempt from most taxation (and why so many were subject to a brief ...
giving rise to a new class of millionaires, like Stephane Richard, CEO of France Telecom. France has also alienated the wealthy in the past with policies such as the ISF tax, or wealth tax, which was passed in 1989 by Socialist president …
With the recent announcement by France’s Socialist president, François Hollande, of a tax plan to soak the rich, should Americans and others get ready for another French emigration, not of explorers but of entrepreneurs and other …
To do this, the 2013 budget imposes a controversial 75 percent tax rate on millionaires, which the government believes ... the 2013 budget was presented to France today as the toughest belt-tightening for the country in 30 years. But again, …