A French tax hike of vast proportions has been announced. As a part of it, the social charges - to be increased to 15.5% - that French residents already pay on capital gains and rental income of French real estate will be extended to non-residents.
But is it legal? EU law coordinates where social charges are due, and bilateral social security agreements perform a similar role between France and third countries.
Here is what I think of it:
In my view, it's an enormous goof.
What do you guys think of it?