French court rejects 75 percent millionaires’ tax

Emile Picy and Catherine Bremer Reuters 12/29/2012

France’s Constitutional Council on Saturday rejected a 75 percent upper income tax rate to be introduced in 2013 in a setback to Socialist President Francois Hollande’s push to make the rich contribute more to cutting the public deficit.

The Council ruled that the planned 75 percent tax on […]

In Britain, Conservatives to give some married couples tax breaks

General Election 2010: Conservatives to give four million married couples a tax break

Four million married couples are to be offered tax breaks worth up to £150 a year under Tory proposals to be unveiled by David Cameron.

by Andrew Porter and Robert Winnett Telegraph [UK] 9 Apr 2010

Wives or husbands who do not […]