The Surprising Genius of a Finnish Parking Fine

Aliza Rosenfelder
2 min readJun 29, 2023
Photo by simon sun on Unsplash

In June of this year businessman Anders Wiklöf received a fine of £104,000 for speeding.

Why did he receive such a high penalty?

In Finland, like taxation, financial penalties are progressive for some offences.

Based on the offender’s daily income, in this case Mr. Wiklöf runs a $350 million company, the government fines you at…