Mitt Romney paid 14.1% in tax in 2011

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has released his much-anticipated 2011 tax return, which shows he paid a rate of 14.1%.

Mr Romney paid $1.9m (£1.1m) in taxes in 2011, on $13.7m of income.

The private equity tycoon has already released his 2010 tax return, for which he paid about $3m, a 13.9% rate.

Zoe Conway reports.

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