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Latest update : 2014-08-20

More than half of French households will pay no income tax this year

Just 48.5% of French households will pay income tax for 2013, according to new figures from the finance ministry. The figure is almost 5% lower than the previous year. The news comes as an increasing number of French taxpayers are asking for more time to pay their tax bill. Also today: how Justin Bieber can move the markets.

By Stephen CARROLL

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