Record EU fine: 2.42 billion Euro
UK Tax Avoidance:
independent.co.uk Wednesday 01 May 2013 :
"£6m of tax on £2.6bn of
profits derived in the UK in 2011"
"Tax Avoidance: Large Corporations ... 16 May
2013 ... public evidence session ... Witnesses ... Matt
minutes-2013-14-v111113.pdf Page 6.
"Ordered , That the following written
evidence relating to Tax Avoidance -Google inquiry be
reported to the House for publication on the internet:
Google" - Page 9: "2. Tax Avoidance -Google Draft
Report, (Tax Avoidance-Google), proposed by the Chair,
brought up and read. ... the formal minutes relating to
the Report are published in the Ninth report of the
Committee, HC 112"
Link: BBC: Today In Parliament 2013-05-16
"Accused by MPs of being devious, calculating
& unethical over the way it reports its income for
tax" by UK House of Commons Public Accounts
castigated for claiming to only sell from Ireland to
avoid UK tax.
Expired Link: IrishTimes.com Sat, May 18, 2013,
"revenues that go to Google Ireland
Ltd flow on to Google Ireland Holdings, the
Dublin-registered company that is located in Bermuda
... It was put to Brittin that this
un-taxed money was then available to Google to compete
against, for instance, UK-based companies that were
subject to tax there, and that this gave Google a