It's Simple. Rich people are not going to foot the bill for a nation of lazy losers.
Tax the Rich, make your life suck even more.
More than 4,000 households left France in 2014 (it’s the most recent year with available statistics), according to Les Echos newspaper which has obtained the report.
For those earning over €100,000 the trend has continued since 2007.
In 2014, about 589 people earning over €300,000 a year left the country. The figure was down from 659 the year before.
For those earning €700,000 or more per year, 127 people said ‘au revoir’ to France in 2014, down from 179 people a year earlier.
cite France’s relatively high tax rate as one of the main reasons for
the outflow of millionaires. Taxes were significantly increased in 2012
with a 'supertax' of 75 percent on the rich which was meant to force the
wealthy help the country out of the economic crisis. The unpopular
measure was introduced by France’s President Francois Hollande, but two
years later the supertax was adjusted to a 50 percent rate due to
accusations of it being anti-business.