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Major firms quizzed over tax

Starbucks, Google and Amazon are bring questioned by MPs on the Public Accounts Committee on the issue of tax avoidance. The multinational firms are accused of paying little or no tax on their UK earnings.

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Multinational bosses to face MPs over tax

UK Managing Director of Google Matt Brittin Credit: Dominic Lipinski /PA Archive

Starbucks Chief Financial Officer Tory Alstead will give evidence to the House of Commons public accounts committee today, as will Matt Brittin, Chief Executive Officer of Google UK, and Andrew Cecil, Brussels-based Director of Public Policy for Amazon, a PAC spokesman said.

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