UPDATE 1-Germany about to end SUV tax break

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BERLIN, May 27 (Reuters) - Car-loving Germany wants to scrap a tax break that makes it cheaper to own high-powered sports utility vehicles than other cars, a government spokesman said on Thursday. Transport Minister Manfred Stolpe planned to discard the law that exempts SUVs, he said, confirming a Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper report. "Stolpe wants to get it underway." The paper said the German states hoped for extra tax revenues in the three-digit million euro region. Officially, the ...

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