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Johnson Tells Bezos Amazon Must Pay Fair Share of U.K. Taxes (1)

Sept. 21, 2021, 3:03 PM

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he told Jeff Bezos that Amazon.com Inc. must pay its fair share of taxes in the U.K.

“When you sell many many billions worth of goods in the U.K. then you’ve got to expect to be taxed fairly in the U.K.,” Johnson told ITN Tuesday, following his meeting with Bezos a day earlier in New York. “We need a digital sales tax, a proper way of making sure that we’re fairly taxing these enormous global businesses -- just as we tax high street shops.”

Amazon has been the target of efforts by countries seeking an ...

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