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Google Appears To Have Dodged UK Taxes

The UK HM Revenue and Customs is initiating new lines of investigation into Google's tax affairs upon interviewing the search major's former executive who gave anonymous evidence to parliament. According to Guardian, Barney Jones, who worked for Google between 2002 and 2006, surrendered thousands of electronic documents. The documents reportedly reveal how Google's London sales staff negotiated and signed contracts with British customers, and cash was paid into a UK bank account, while the deals were technically booked via its Dublin office to reduce its legal responsibilities.

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