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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:16 AM

French 75% income tax struck down by constitutional council

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Source: BBC

France's constitutional council has struck down a top income tax rate of 75% introduced by Socialist President Francois Hollande.

Raising taxes for those earning more than 1m euros (817,400) has been a flagship policy for Mr Hollande.

The policy angered France's business community and prompted some wealthy citizens to say they would emigrate.

Mr Hollande's government said it would rework the tax, due to take effect in 2013, to meet the council's complaints.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20864114

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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:25 AM

1. multiple prior posts

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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 05:30 AM

2. Duplicate LBN from yesterday

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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 07:25 AM

3. Locking, sorry, this is a duplicate. Please continue discussion and post updates here:

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