Facebook accused of taking UK for a ride over taxes

Facebook has been accused of taking the British taxpayer for a ride after experts suggested the company had depressed sales figures and that the website’s average UK employee earned more last year than the whole social media network paid the exchequer.The British arm paid its 90 UK-based staff an average of £275,000 each in 2011 while contributing just £195,890 to the Treasury’s coffers, according to the firm’s latest accounts filed at Companies House.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/oct/10/facebook-uk-taxes

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