How Google Limits Tax Exposure


It’s amazing what you can do with good lobbyists and clever lawyers. Check out how Google achieves a 2.4% tax rate:

Nifty interactive depiction of the cash flow

The whole story, courtesy of Business Week

So, despite the fact that Google Ireland Limited declared a turnover of €7.9 billion in 2009, they paid €18.3 million in Irish taxes.

Source: Profits at Google subsidiary in Ireland up almost five-fold, Irish Times

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