75 Percent Income Tax on Rich Struck Down as Unconstitutional in France

Doesn't recognize "equality before public burdens" because it applies to individuals not households the Constitutional Council ruled


France's constitutional council has struck down a top income tax rate of 75% introduced by Socialist President Francois Hollande.

Raising taxes for those earning more than 1m euros (£817,400) has been a flagship policy for Mr Hollande.