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Tax collection well on target for the first 10 months

TAX and customs authorities collected Sk190.6 billion (€4.87 billion) in the first 10 months of 2005, which represents 91.72 percent of the volume projected for the whole year, the SITA news agency reported.

Of the volume, tax revenues reached Sk185.9 billion (€4.75 billion) and were as much as Sk17.6 billion (€453 million) above the plan for the given period.

Non-tax revenues, such as administrative fees, reached Sk4.8 billion (€123 million), which was Sk156.5 million (€4 million) below the plan, the Slovak tax directorate announced on November 14.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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