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Chile Tax Reform Likely To Remain Intact Despite Opposition

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May 12, 2014 AT 12:20 PM
Chile's Congress will likely tweak President Michelle Bachelet's ambitious new tax reform after it moves to the Senate in the coming weeks, but the heart of the bill will remain intact, those close to lawmakers have said this month. The bill is designed to fund an overhaul of education and healthcare as Bachelet and her Nueva Mayoria coalition government, who took power in March, seek to tackle inequality in the top copper exporter. The reform is expected to pass the lower house, with minor changes already made, and will then head to the Senate where more changes are expected. It