Ah, oui! British second home owners celebrate victory over the French in 'guerre du t
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Ah, oui! British second home owners celebrate victory over the French in 'guerre du t
Ah, oui! British second home owners celebrate victory over the French in 'guerre du tax', as EU court rules that Hollande's eye-watering property tax was ILLEGAL

In 2012, François Hollande's Socialist government introduced painful new charges on British second home owners
A mandatory, 15.5 per cent 'social contribution' was introduced on both capital gains and rental income
This meant that Britons were paying into two social security systems, and effectively being taxed twice
The European Court of Justice has ruled that this violated EU law, meaning that thousands of Britons are in line for substantial payouts (...)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...LEGAL.html

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2015 Mar 13 19:34
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