TOKYO, Dec 16- Japan's government is considering lowering the corporate tax rate, one of the highest among major economies, by 2.5 percentage points next fiscal year to increase corporate competitiveness, the Nikkei newspaper reported. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had been planning to lower the corporate tax rate over several years to around 20 percent...» Read More
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