Big companies have room to negotiate

Does anyone remember or ever heard of any company paying extra tax that wasn't due?

Corporation tax on profits that don't exist?

Starbucks' decision reminds us that for big firms tax is something to negotiate. Most of us have no choice.

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Starbucks hit by tax protests

Coffee chain Starbucks has been hit by protests at branches across the country over its tax arrangements, despite announcing changes to its payments. Dozens of activists chanted "pay your tax" and waved placards and banners outside a London branch.