December 27, 2012

Even the French Don't Like to Pay Taxes

Ronald Sokol, New York Times

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Taxes matter. Benjamin Franklin, America’s first ambassador to France, observed that nothing is certain but death and taxes. Few would disagree. Certainly not Gérard Depardieu, whose choice to move to Belgium provoked the French prime minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, to call the move unpatriotic.

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