Fillon sticks by VAT raise, looks to American-style heathcare

French presidential candidate Fran├žois Fillon, 62, is still proposing an increase in VAT, despite reports on Monday that he was about to renounce the idea. The centre-right candidate of Les Republicains wants to increase the standard rate from 20 to 22 percent, and the intermediate rate from 10 to 12 percent, in order to raise … Continue reading Fillon sticks by VAT raise, looks to American-style heathcare