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The family of veteran lawmaker Kunio Hatoyama, who died in 2016, has been found to have failed to declare some ¥700 million in taxable inheritance, according to sources.

The Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau found the discrepancy last year. Hatoyama’s family is believed to have excluded the late lawmaker’s loans to his fund management body from inherited property by error, the sources said Monday.

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