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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:21 AM

Sarkozy's Plans 'To Dodge New 75% French Tax Rate By Moving To London...'

Nicolas Sarkozy is preparing to move to London to set up a billion pounds plus investment fund, it was claimed today.

If the move goes ahead, the controversial Frenchman will become the latest to escape a potential top tax rate of 75 per cent in his home country.

He and his former supermodel third wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy would be likely to settle in an affluent district like South Kensington so becoming the most high profile Gallic celebrity couple in the city.

But the former president is under investigation for corruption in France, and if he does cross the Channel there will be outrage.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2266331/Nicolas-Sarkozy-Carla-Bruni-dodge-new-French-tax-hike-moving-London-setting-1billion-fund.html#ixzz2IipSqDzO

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Reply Sarkozy's Plans 'To Dodge New 75% French Tax Rate By Moving To London...' (Original post)
Purveyor Jan 2013 OP
el_bryanto Jan 2013 #1
azalia Jan 2013 #2
unblock Jan 2013 #3
marmar Jan 2013 #4
Sen. Walter Sobchak Jan 2013 #5
Nye Bevan Jan 2013 #6

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:23 AM

1. 75% is a pretty high tax rate

I feel a poll coming on.

Bryant

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:38 AM

2. This is a real easy fix, just make it illegal for rich people to move out of the country.

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Response to azalia (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:41 AM

3. that's hard to do. much easier to make it illegal for them to move their MONEY out of the country!

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:43 AM

4. Va te faire foutre, Sarko.....


...... a traitor and (apparently) a crook.


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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:23 PM

5. I hope he is planning on taking some english classes

Would you invest your money with this guy?



I have seen Sarkozy speak english in person, it was painful to everyone in the room.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 12:29 PM

6. The EU has freedom of movement, with not even passport control between most countries.

Obviously high earners are going to move.

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