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Income Taxes: The French In Favour Of Deduction at Source

The French are in Favour of changing the way income taxes are collected
Illustration taxes on income – GILE MICHEL / SIPA

SURVEY A large majority believes that the head of state announced this measure because he believes it “will promote him favourably to the electorate” …

Nearly two in three French people (64%) say they are in favour with changing the way income taxes are collected by the withholding of income taxes direct at source, a system and modification of the tax system proposed by the government, according to a poll published today, Saturday Odoxa for the newspapers Le Parisien / Aujourd’hui en France and iTELE .

Conversely, 35% were opposed to the new income taxes levy according to this survey (1% have not spoken).

A majority believe Hollande has ulterior motives

A large majority (57%) also believe that President Francois Hollande has ulterior motives with this measure. They consider that the head of state announced this measure because it believes it “will promote him electorally,” against 42% who think that “he believes that this is a good measure for France and the French “.

Survey conducted on 18 and 19 June with a sample of 1,008 people representative of the French population aged 18 and over (quota method).

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