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The Revenue Department hopes to add 200,000 income earners to the tax system in fiscal 2013 to widen its tax base and offset shrinking corporate income tax revenue, says director-general Satit Rungkasiri. 

Despite efforts to have more people start paying personal income tax, about 10,000 are added each year.

Given the lower tax revenue projection, 200,000 new taxpayers a year is now the target.

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