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Tag: tax concessions

  • Tuesday, December 11th 2018 - 08:35 UTC

    French president yields to weeks of protests and rolls back most reforms

    The minimum wage would increase by €100 per month, planned tax increase for low-income pensioners would be cancelled, overtime pay would no longer be taxed

    French president Emmanuel Macron has promised a minimum wage rise and tax concessions in response to weeks of violent protests. France has seen four weekends of violent protests against fuel tax rises, living costs and other issues. Speaking in a televised address, Mr. Macron condemned the violence but said the protesters' anger was “deep, and in many ways legitimate”.