Friday, November 07, 2008

Red Cross tax approved

Red Cross workers wave their flags in front of the Legislative Assembly yesterday, cheering the approval by legislators of the plan of that will impose a special one percent tax on all phone bills to finance the work of the organization. The tax will be applied to all telephone bills - both fixed line and cellular - of over ¢5.000. The tax is expected to raise ¢2.5 billion colones a year for the Costa Rican Red Cross. The bill requires a second reading before it becomes law. (Photo: Pablo Montiel/Inside Costa Rica)

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