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Tax records of 38 former Thai ministers under scrutiny

BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Thirty-eight former Cabinet members from the previous governments of Abhisit Vejjajiva and Yingluck Shinawatra have come under the microscope over their tax records, a media inquiry has found. They are being targeted in a move by the Office of the Auditor-General to have the Revenue Department determine whether the politicians had paid proper taxes on their incomes while in office. The focus was on former political office-holders with earnings exceeding 5 million baht (S$203,000), according to Auditor-General Pisit Leelavachiropas. But he did not identifyRead More