Skip to comments.High earners say au revoir to France
Posted on 05/13/2012 11:17:21 AM PDT by Nachum
As summer draws near, thoughts of the well-heeled Parisian turn to Le Grand Départ. The annual mass exodus from the French capital sees the city's inhabitants while away the August heat in the countryside. But this week many of the biggest earners across the Channel have been mulling a départ which could be rather more permanent. (Snip) In addition, France's high earners feel increasingly unwelcome in a country now led by a man who has admitted: "I don't like the rich." So where are they looking? London. It comes as no surprise while Hollande prepares to raise taxes, over
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Just don’t plan on bringng any guns with you. You need permission from the government to own one, and you probably won’t get it.
A Tale of Two Cities ...
Monaco, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein???
“sidewalks not coated with chewing gum”
So I take it you agree with banning gum?
No, but if that's the worst thing you can say about a country, it doesn't sound like there is too much wrong.
Singapore is ranked 5th in the world for per capita GDP (USA it 10th), unemployment is 2%, has a budget surplus, has low taxes ...
“Monaco, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein??? “.............
You beat me to it. I would addd Switzerland to the group too!
Liechtenstein may not be as language friendly but the others are all familiar with and conversant in French.
Why would any rich Frenchman choose England?
I was in Tunisia on R&R in 1981. We were staying at a very nice touristy village in Sidi Bou Said. There were an awful lot of French citizens who had pulled of their own “gran depart,” and were living there quite comfortably. This may all have changed since Tunisia is where the Arab Spring started.
We used to be the “last, best hope” but not anymore.
We still are, if you live south of the border.
Both of them?
The French are saying “Ahhhh Reservoir”? OK, but the Riviera looks nicer. Good of those French to name an area after a Buick.
“Paging Mr. Tellson Sr. We have another aristo from Paris in line 6”.
My advice: buy stock in Tellson’s Bank in London. They’re situated right inside the Temple Bar. Can’t miss it.