Question:

If a wife is financially independent and the husband doesn’t support her does the halacha that all earnings belong to the husband still apply

Answer:

It is a very big dispute amonst Rishonim and Achronim. Also one should take into consideration that it might cause severe shalom bayis issues!

Sources:

E:H 80:1 Chelkas Mechkek 4, Mishnah Lemelech Ishus 21:1, Pischey Teshuvah E:H 80:1 4,Teshuvas Maharsham 4:22, Chazon Ish E:H 70:6.

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