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Roesler Rules Out Top Income Tax Rate Rise, Handelsblatt Says

April 30 (Bloomberg) -- Germany’s Economy Minister Philipp Roesler said there will be no increased top income tax rate as long as his Free Democratic party is a member of the government coalition, Handelsblatt reported today, citing an interview.

While the FDP’s goal of Germany reaching a balanced budget by 2014 is “ambitious,” it is “feasible,” Roesler said, according to the German newspaper.

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