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(ECO) WORKERS & CIVIL SERVANTS PAY MOST OF TAXES.

ANKARA, Apr 28, 2010 (TUR) -- 65 liras of every 100 liras of income tax withheld in the first quarter of 2010 in Turkey came from workers and civil servants.

According to the Income Administration Department, 6.470 billion liras of income tax were withheld between January and March. Out of this amount, 4.203 billion liras were collected from workers and civil servants.

During this term, 608 million liras were withheld from income of bank deposits, 601 million liras were withheld from business rental fees, 289 million liras were withheld from payments of private business, and 245 million liras were withheld from profits distributed by various institutions.

In 2009, the Turkish government's income from taxes withheld was 32.605 billion liras. Out of this amount, 20.397 billion liras came from workers and civil servants. (1 USD = 1.50 TL)

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