Friday 11 October 2019 / 2:34 PM John McDonnell / Tax avoidance

Facebook paid only £28m tax last year – John McDonnell responds

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, responding to reports that Facebook paid only £28m tax last year, said:

“How many more examples of large scale tax avoidance does this government need before it will take action?

“It’s no wonder people are outraged at the grotesque unfairness of our tax system.”

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Notes to editors

Facebook paid just £28m tax after record £1.6bn earnings in UK http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/oct/11/facebook-paid-just-28m-on-record-16bn-earnings-in-the-uk