Getting Back at the Bankers Sarkozy and Brown Propose a Global Tax on Bonuses

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown have proposed a one-off tax on excessive bonuses this year. The idea has not been well received in Germany, but banks here have already instituted new bonus rules.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy want to impose a one-off tax on excessive bonuses.

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy want to impose a one-off tax on excessive bonuses.

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