Left's backing boosts Mexico tax plan chances, right skeptical




 
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Left's backing boosts Mexico tax plan chances, right skeptical
 
September 9th, 2013  
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Left's backing boosts Mexico tax plan chances, right skeptical
By Ana Isabel Martinez and Simon Gardner MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican government's long-awaited tax reform won support from the leftist opposition on Monday, boosting its chances of passing Congress, but the center-right was more skeptical about a plan that foresees running up a budget deficit. Comprising a mix of higher taxes on the wealthier, a new charge on stock market gains and scrapping two-thirds of Mexico's tax breaks and exemptions, the plan was less aggressive than many had expected before its unveiling on Sunday. ...




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