Tag: Percentage

Taxes in France top 100% of Income

  Sunday, 19 May 2013 More than 8,000 French households’ tax bills topped 100 percent of their income last year, the business newspaper Les Echos reported on Saturday, citing Finance Ministry data. The newspaper said that the exceptionally high level of taxation was due to a one-off levy […]

Eurozone recession deepens in fourth quarter

14    Feb   2013 BRUSSELS (AFP) The recession in the 17-nation eurozone recession deepened sharply in the fourth quarter of 2012, with the economy shrinking by 0.6 percent from output in the three months to September when it dropped 0.1 percent, official data showed on Thursday. In the second quarter […]

Kids face developmental difficulties

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 Jiji Some 6.5 percent of Japanese elementary and junior high school students may have developmental disorders, an education ministry survey said Wednesday.   The survey, conducted in February and March, was based on the evaluations of teachers rather than doctors of some 53,800 randomly […]