IMF urges Italy to bring back property tax; thorny issue could threaten coalition's survival

  • by: FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 4, 2013 - 2:20 PM

ROME — The International Monetary Fund pressed Italy on Thursday to do more about "unacceptably high" unemployment, especially among young people and women, and urged it to bring back an unpopular property tax whose return could threaten the survival of Premier Enrico Letta's coalition government.

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