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Kellogg’s Profits Warning and Tax – No Representation without Taxation?

Kellogg’s has given a profits warning to shareholders about having to pay tax. Like so many big US companies making big UK sales it makes small UK profits. Despite large sales to UK customers, of UK goods or services, for … Continue reading

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US Proposing Taking UK Share of Profits Made by US Companies in UK – No Taxation Without Representation ?

US multi-nationals holding profits in offshore tax havens to avoid normal tax rates is a major international problem. The US government is proposing a special catch-up tax of about 14% on the profits stashed overseas, followed by around 19% of … Continue reading

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Apple Profits, the Double Irish and Double Standards in UK Tax

How little UK tax is paid by US technology companies was in the news again this week when Apple, the US technology giant, posted the biggest corporate profits in global history. It made $18bn profits in the last quarter. Although … Continue reading

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