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Brazil tax revenues rise 3 percent in June from a year ago

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's federal tax collection rose 3 percent in June from the same month a year ago after adjusting for inflation, the country's tax agency said on Wednesday.

The country collected 104.1 billion reais ($33.1 billion) in federal taxes in the month. Tax revenues rose 0.8 percent in the first half of 2017 compared to a year earlier.

(Reporting by Silvio Cascione and Marcela Ayres)