“We will not increase taxes”, promises Bruno Le Maire. In a column in Les Échos published Tuesday evening, the Minister of the Economy “refuses to give in to the customary ease of difficult times” The public deficit reached 5.5% of GDP in 2023, well above the 4.9% expected by the government.

Prime Minister Gabriel Attal announced Tuesday the establishment of a working group to come up with proposals “by June” to tax “rents”