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Latest update : 2014-01-30

Totting up the tiny taxes: France prepares for fiscal 'spring clean'

French authorities have begun a spring clean of the country's tax laws, with a view to removing dozens of so-called "micro-taxes". It’s thought that many of the measures cost more to collect than they earn in revenue. Also today: the parting gift from Ben Bernanke as he chairs his last monetary policy meeting at the Federal Reserve.

By Stephen CARROLL

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