Indonesians line up to beat deadline for tax amnesty's best terms



Hundreds of Indonesians queued for hours on Friday to get the most attractive terms on offer under a tax amnesty that's recovered strongly after a slow start and which the finance minister calls the most successful a country has had.
The amnesty, which runs until March, aims to provide the government with billions of dollars in revenue to help cover a large fiscal deficit.
Facing government threats of an unprecedented crackdown on tax evaders, more than 300,000 Indonesians have joined the tax amnesty scheme and declared $250 billion of assets since its launch in July.
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30 September 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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