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Leading article: Offshore tax deals - legal but wrong
David Marchant
Posted: Friday, April 6, 2012 8:45 AM
Joined: 9/13/2007
Posts: 842


The Independent: How about a "Double Luxembourg", or perhaps a "Double Irish", or even a "Double Irish Dutch Sandwich"? When it comes to avoiding corporation tax, there is certainly no shortage of options. The scandal, therefore, is not so much that Amazon pays barely anything to the British exchequer in relation to its £3bn-plus UK operations; the scandal is that such elegant accounting two-steps are entirely legal.

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