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'Tax meter' climbing steadily in Brazil

From eating out to buying video games, everything is more expensive in the country, where taxes are sky high.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2013 03:29
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Brazilians pay some of the highest taxes in the world - a pill residents are finding increasingly hard to swallow, with little done to improve the country's poor public education and crowded transportation systems.

In downtown Sao Paulo, a "tax meter" shows that this year alone, Brazilians have paid more than $550bn in taxes.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo.

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