The French government intends to introduce rent control. Cécile Duflot, the newly appointed Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing in the Ayrault Cabinet, wants to draw on the German rent control system.
Taxing incomes over the one million mark at a rate of 75% as François Hollande is suggesting will not cause French millionaires to flee to our European neighbors. Using the example of a taxpayer earning 1,2 million every year, we compared the exact amount of taxes he would be paying in France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy and the UK. Not without a few surprises.