75% tax rate

France says studying all options for supertax on wealthy

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French finance ministers seek to revive controversial supertax on the wealthy after a proposed 75 percent levy on millionaires was shot down.

Gérard Depardieu denies leaving France over tax

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The actor, who now has a Russian passport, says if he simply wanted to avoid tax rises he would have gone earlier and insists he remains French.

French Constitutional Council quashes 75% top-earner tax

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Ruling means socialist government must re-think the terms of its new 75% top income tax rate, currently applicable to individuals rather than households.