French tax on non-resident EU national's secondary homes ruled illegal

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European Court of Justice ruling makes France liable to reimburse 'social charge' applied to capital gains from sale or rental income.

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France has lost its tax war against British second home owners after the European Union's top court deemed it "illegal" to force them to pay social charges on gains from renting or selling their properties, reports The Telegraph.