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Browsing Tag »tax avoidance«

→  June 13, 2013

Google must be fully investigated over its “highly contrived” tax arrangements designed to avoid corporation tax on its multibillion-pound UK revenues, an influential MPs’ committee has demanded. A House of Commons Public Accounts Committee report labelled the internet giant’s claims that its UK sales activities take place in low-tax Ireland as “deeply unconvincing”. The company’s […]

→  May 19, 2013

A former Google executive has accused the company of cheating the taxpayer out of hundreds of millions of pounds. Barney Jones claims the firm has been running an “immoral” tax avoidance scheme for the past decade. The 24-year-old, who worked at the company between 2002 and 2006, made his allegations to The Sunday Times. “The […]

→  May 19, 2013

A former Google executive has accused the company of cheating the taxpayer out of hundreds of millions of pounds. Barney Jones claims the firm has been running an “immoral” tax avoidance scheme for the past decade. The 24-year-old, who worked at the company between 2002 and 2006, made his allegations to The Sunday Times. “The […]

→  June 21, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 3:19pm UK, Thursday June 21, 2012 Comedian Jimmy Carr has issued a statement apologising for his “terrible error of judgement” in using a tax avoidance scheme. Earlier this week, it emerged Carr had been […]