Google chairman defends company's tax payments

Monday 20 May 2013 | 10:47 CET | News
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has responded to criticism that companies such as his are not paying their fair share of taxes. Writing in The Guardian newspaper, Schmidt said that Google always aspired to do the right thing and that he wanted to move the argument forward - away from accusation and toward action. He said that the debate about tax payments would require a renegotiation of international tax treaties to make tax rules simpler and more transparent.

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Companies: Google
Countries: United Kingdom / World
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