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Actor Depardieu Goes Galt In France; Americans To Follow

jdouglas Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 2:55 PM
That's the goal!

It turns out that not everyone who is French is a Socialist, wealth-redistributing hack. Amongst the sane is legendary French actor Gerard Depardieu, who has rejected this position not solely because of taxes but rather because France has chosen to punish "...success, creation, talent." Americans are following suit.

France's new president, Francois Hollande, and his Socialist government is imposing a 75% marginal tax rate on income over 1 million Euros, or $1.3 million. Depardieu has decided to move to neighboring Belgium, which has no personal income tax. He purchased a home in the neighboring town of Nechin. 25% of...