Italian Tax Police Visit Facebook's Milan Offices

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  1. HardOCP News

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    Wait, other than being an amazing vacation destination, why would Facebook even have offices in Milan?

     
  2. daglesj

    daglesj [H]ardness Supreme

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    It's happening all over the world. Big multinationals have been avoiding tax in countries by creative accounting for years.

    Take Starbucks in the UK. They have been operational in the UK for 14 years but claim they haven't made any money on the operation, hence why they have paid next to no tax.

    If things are so bad in the UK operation why is it we appear to have one Starbucks outlet for every 6 other shops on the high-street?

    Hmmmmmm........
     
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    hamm3rhead Gawd

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    wouldn't all their documents be "in the cloud" :p
     
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    Thats what the Italians want to know.
     
  5. EvilWays

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    If those outlets have been around for a while, I would guess it's Walmart Syndrome in which they built them everywhere when they saw the opportunity for growth, then get slammed with economic slowdown of any kind which ends up costing them.
     
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    LeninGHOLA Vladimir Hayt

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    link does not work