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France Approves Millionaire Tax

French High Court OKs 75 Percent Tax For Top Earners

Employers paying French citizens more than 1 million euros a year ($1.37 million) will have to pay a 75 percent tax for the next two years, France’s top constitutional court ruled on Sunday.

Eyder Peralta, NPR

French Socialist President Hollande has increased taxes on rich corporations. Is the new tax too high? Will the wealthy flee France? Or will the two-year tax hike get the French economy back on track? Read the comments on this NPR article – it’s a worthwhile discussion.

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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