Wealthy People May Have to Pay More for Traffic Fines in Brazil

A new bill calls for fines to be multiplied by up to 14 times when applied to those with higher incomes. Under the bill those who have net income above 20 monthly minimum wages, (now R$19,080), would pay the highest fines, reaching more than R$40,000 (US$10,000).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new bill could allow fines to be multiplied by up to 14 times their basic value for those with higher incomes, reaching more than R$40,000 (US$10,000). Bill number 2994/2019 is proposed by federal deputy Israel Batista (PV/DF).

If the bill is approved, those who have net income above 20 monthly minimum wages, (now R$19,080), would pay the highest fines. Taking as an example the value of the fine for Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?