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Indonesians line up to beat deadline for tax amnesty

Friday marks the end of first phase with lowest penalty of 2 per cent

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YOUR NUMBER IS UP: A tax officer giving a queue number to a man in line at the Jakarta tax office.

Jakarta

THOUSANDS of Indonesians queued for hours on Friday to get the most attractive terms on offer under a tax amnesty that has recovered strongly after a slow start and which the finance minister calls the most successful a country has had.

The amnesty, which runs until March,