France's Tax Cut Becomes a Yellow Vest Nightmare

Written by C/L

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

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The implementation of a policy of tax reductions has recently taken root in the French Government.

Although the demand for lower taxes began over fuel costs, the yellow vests' displeasure grew to include a whole host of gripes over President Macron's economic policies.

The gilets jaunes were infuriated over wealthy Parisians being exempt from the unpopular tax hikes.

France plans tax cuts to quell yellow vest anger

The French prime minister says cutting taxes must be a priority, in response to a national debate that focused on the yellow vest protesters' grievances.

France has the highest taxation rate among developed countries.

Tax cuts have been a key demand of the yellow vest ("gilets jaunes") movement that has taken to the streets in France every weekend since mid-November.

(source BBC News)

In a bold move, the government has begun to implement essential tax cuts, but they have discovered that in their haste to appease the yellow vests, they have made a serious blunder. President Macron's decree is being improperly enacted.

The government has passed legislation stating that, "Every citizen wearing a yellow vest, is to receive a tax cut of up to 50% in every tax category." The wording of the law is so broad, that everyone wearing a yellow vest has begun demanding a 50% tax break on everything that they purchase. They are even applying this break to their property and income taxes.

Understandably, officials are tearing their hair out, and aren't quite certain about how to fix this "frigging disaster". Government officials are afraid of exacerbating the problem by issuing an order for the protesters to remove their vests. Now many snobby elitists are joining in the fray. Overnight, France has become inundated with 'gilets jaunes'. People have refused to remove their vests.

An anonymous official was quoted as saying, "If this shit keeps-up, we might have to bring back the guillotine!"

France has enough trouble without a stampeding hoard of accidentally legitimized tax cheats, running around.

Macron my be forced into annulling the entire tax system, and resigning from the Presidency.

Well, it could be worse; they could be Tiki-torch-carrying, white-polo-wearing, white-trash-Aryan, idiots. At least they're just jaded, cigarette-smoking, yellow-vested, leftist descendants of the Paris Commune.

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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