French wealthy 'feel victimised by tax'
10 December 2012 Last updated at 15:02 GMT
Actor Gerard Depardieu has become the latest wealthy person to flee France's 75% tax on those earning over 1m euros a year.
The star has bought a house over the border in the Belgian village of Nechin.
France's richest man, Bernard Arnault has already applied for Belgian citizenship and thousands of other wealthy French people are making the move.
Hugh Schofield reports.