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Corporate tax revenue, hit by the global economic crisis, fell to its lowest level in nearly five decades in the first six months of fiscal 2009, the Finance Ministry said Monday.

The overall figure amounted to minus ¥1.31 trillion for the April-September period, turning negative for the first time since officials began compiling comparable data in fiscal 1960, the ministry said.

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