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Editorial: The filthy rich tax officials

  • The Jakarta Post

| Mon, April 19 2010 | 10:11 am

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati staked out her reputation by instituting a new policy last week, which authorizes her to check tax payment records, bank accounts and asset balance sheets of senior officials at her ministry, their spouses and children in light of verifying their wealth against their civil servant salaries.She hoped this new policy would fill a loophole in tracking down corru...

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