Mexico's Calderon Takes Aim at Tax Evasion New tax legislation presented to Mexico's congress by President Felipe Calderon is aimed at ending rampant tax evasion in the country. Calderon said Tuesday he hopes the increased revenue will aid in the fight against poverty in Mexico.
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Mexico's Calderon Takes Aim at Tax Evasion

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Mexico's Calderon Takes Aim at Tax Evasion

Mexico's Calderon Takes Aim at Tax Evasion

Mexico's Calderon Takes Aim at Tax Evasion

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Mexican President Felipe Calderon has a plan to fight poverty in Mexico.

He has presented new tax legislation to the Mexican congress that aims to end rampant tax evasion.

Calderon said he hopes the increased revenue will aid in the fight against poverty. It is the first time in decades that the country has attempted tax reform.