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France not happy with new tax plans

March 26, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Despite the French government having to re-think plans to heavily tax high earners, including footballers, those within the game in France believe the measures taken will do little to encourage high-quality performers to stay in Ligue 1.

French President Francois Hollande had made an election promise to tax all earnings over €1 million at 75%, causing an outcry from football authorities, who feared it would make Ligue 1 an unattractive destination for big-name players.

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