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France urged to drop 75% tax for players

April 3, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has urged the French government to be "rational" and hopes to find "a win-win" solution to proposals to levy a potentially crippling 75% rate of tax on footballer's incomes.

One thousand people in France, including some 100 French top-flight footballers, would be concerned by the proposal made by President Francois Hollande to tax all income above €1 million a year at 75%. Many figures within French football have claimed the move would be disastrous for ...

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