‘Immoral’ Big Biz: Starbucks, Google, Amazon tax-scams exposed in UK

corporate tax Three of the world’s most-recognised brands – Starbucks, Google and Amazon – are under fire in the UK for depriving Britain of millions of pounds through elaborate tax avoidance schemes – READ FULL STORY http://on.rt.com/slvu8s

The tricks have caused public outrage, and one action group has even come up with an unconventional plan to highlight what’s been dubbed the companies ‘immoral’ tactics.

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25 thoughts on “‘Immoral’ Big Biz: Starbucks, Google, Amazon tax-scams exposed in UK

  1. “we planned to make …
    “we planned to make 2 billion dollars profit and we made only 1,5 – OMG WE ARE LOSING MONEY !!!!!1111″

  2. The taxes are …
    The taxes are created to satisfy the needs of the people. What is immoral is that they are not applied evenly or progressively. The rich pay a considerable lower percentage of their income in taxes AND on income that is not even the result of working.

  3. The MPs surprised? …
    The MPs surprised? They make the laws! They collude with the corporations!

  4. Boycott them all …
    Boycott them all and start over. What about private foundations ? Decentralize.

  5. diffident the mps …
    diffident the mps sign off on these on these same laws/loopholes at some point? yes they did

  6. Corporate welfare …
    Corporate welfare is the biggest expense to the populace that doesn’t pay off for the community.

  7. Don’t want to pay …
    Don’t want to pay taxes? Put out your own fires, take your own garbage to the tip, stop using our roads etc etc.

  8. Now that California …
    Now that California has a new tax on wealthy people in order to feed the welfare state, the rich will just move their corporate headquarters to Switzerland so they can avoid paying taxes. This is what they are all doing. The rich and the corporations do not want to pay for half the people in the U.S. to be on welfare and they don’t want to pay the big fat state pensions either. Everytime a state does a millionaires’ tax, the rich move out and the state loses lots of tax money.

  9. LEGAL LOOPHOLES! …
    LEGAL LOOPHOLES! Lets talk about the illegal loopholes tactics and practices of the tax collectors. How many UK jobs have gone to India or China or the Philippines? ?

  10. hey, nice car!

    hey, nice car!
    thanks, it cost a billion dollars.
    wow so business must be booming?
    nah, operating at a loss for 14 years now… :|

  11. I can’t stand that …
    I can’t stand that Luminosity commercial. The lady says she exercises her body but it’s so hard to exercise her brain. Really?? She can’t read a book or take a class? Really? She has to pay a website to do puzzles in order to not get senile but she’s only in her 20s?? Really?? I wish they would get rid of that stupid commercial.

  12. they’ll just pass …
    they’ll just pass the tax increase onto the consumers, so they’re paying either way

  13. HAHA government is …
    HAHA government is getting wary of the tactics lol! Please they get paid to give them the loop holes. Your a Peasant! And you drag me with you thanks!

  14. Don’t you U.K. …
    Don’t you U.K. People get it yet- Don’t you people get it!!! We american’s call it Gov’t by tin Box. That is why we have yet to accept National health care~ If they won’t pay why should we bear the burden!!!

  15. I buy as much as i …
    I buy as much as i can from local producers and local stores.People are just lazy when it comes to shopping.They would rather spend all their money at a supermarket where they lure you with the buy one get one free deals.Did you know that 70-80% of processed food in america have GMO`s in them.How many families actually sit down to a home cooked meal nowadays?Most mothers dont know how to even cook unless it tells you on the side of a box.People only have themselves to blame, sad but true

  16. Corporate tax …
    Corporate tax cheats? Not surprised at all! It’s normal in the corporate and political world.

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