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Belgium: Getting out of (paying tax) Dodge

3 January 2013
La Libre Belgique Brussels

Getting out of (paying tax) Dodge – Clou

In order to avoid the "fiscal cliff", that is to say a massive drop in income from the US Treasury, Democrats and Republicans reached an agreement which will lead to tax increases for households with incomes above $450,000 (€340,000) per year.

Meanwhile in Belgium, one of the main topics of discussion remains the number of French people, such as actor Gerard Depardieu, who are seeking to hop over the border to avoid paying high taxes.