Japan’s tax receipts in fiscal 2000 are likely to exceed the government’s projection for the second straight year and may top 50 trillion yen for the first time in three years, due to increased corporate tax revenues, Finance Ministry data released Thursday showed.

The Finance Ministry said cumulative revenues through November from the start of this fiscal year in April came to 25.044 trillion yen, accounting for 50.2 percent of the projected tax revenues for the entire fiscal year of 49.859 trillion yen.

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