French Culture Ministry Opposes Wealth Tax on Art, Belkacem Says

French Culture Minister Aurelie Filipetti told today’s cabinet meeting that she opposes a parliamentary amendment to include artworks in calculating France’s wealth tax, government spokeswoman Najat Vallaud- Belkacem told reporters today in Paris.

“The culture minister expressed her opposition but this is a question to be worked out in parliamentary debate,” Vallaud- Belkacem said.

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