Keyword: wealthy

Macron helps rich 'get richer while they sleep' says Hollande

War of words develops between President Macron and his predecessor as latter warns about cutting back on France's wealth tax. 

Rising number of wealthy French fleeing abroad

A total of 3,744 people who earned 100,000 euros per year or more left France in 2013, a 40 percent increase on 2012.

France says studying all options for supertax on wealthy

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

Wealthy hit hardest as France raises taxes

Socialist government has announced a big one-off increase in wealth taxes, by far the biggest single element in a €7.2bn package of new levies.

France's richest say 'tax us more'

Sixteen of France's wealthiest people, including L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, advise tackling deficit by raising taxes on the rich.