UK Lawmakers Lambast 'Outrageous' And 'Immoral' Tax Dodging By Corporate Giants

From ThinkProgress Tue Nov 13 2012, 16:15:24

UK lawmakers blasted several American corporations today -- including Starbucks, Amazon, and Google -- as "outrageous" and "immoral" for avoiding taxes through a series of complicated schemes. "You pay no tax here and that really riles us," said Margaret Hodge, chair of the public accounts committee. "People want to know why companies which benefit from [...]

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