Best of News

Keywords

A picture taken on October 4, 2012 in a cafe in Paris shows a bill... News PhotoAlcohol,Beer - Alcohol,Cafe,Close-up,Drinking Glass,Economy,Finance,Food And Drink Industry,Food and Drink,France,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Moving Activity,Paris - France,Percentage Sign,Politics,Showing,Tax,Vat,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA picture taken on October 4, 2012 in a cafe in Paris shows a bill with the 19.60 percent VAT rate put under a glass of beer. French bar and cafe keepers either feel resignation or anger after the French government announced on October 1 that the level of taxation of beer will increase in France, which is expected to generate 480 millions of euros to French public welfare system (Securite sociale). AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/GettyImages)