More than 300,000 people have filed claims under Thailand’s first-time car-buyer tax-rebate scheme, and the cost is expected to exceed the government’s estimated TB30 billion ($976.6 million) by year's end. Deputy Finance Minister Tanusak Lek-uthai says the number of claims already totals TB29 billion ($944 million). About 10,000 applicants have been paid rebates adding up to TB849 million ($27.6 million). Tanusak tells the Bangkok Post newspaper that in the 2013 ...

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