The EU wants to begin taxing the turnover of major tech firms Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, rather than profits.
Corporate welfare General

Amazon HQ subsidies exceed $4.6 billion

November 19, 2018

Amazon is set to receive around $4.6 billion in corporate welfare from the US taxpayer, reports Good Jobs First. These subsidies are used by states to entice Amazon to locate operations and investment within their […]

Electric vehicle charging stations will soon allow power to return to the grid with vehicle-to-grid technology.

Newsletter: November 2017

December 5, 2017

Our newsletter for November 2017 featured a note to readers updating them on our behind-the-scenes progress with research. Leading up to the winter holidays, we were busy with a new research project focused on the […]

Amazon managed to halve its corporation tax bill in the UK by paying its employees partially in shares.
Corporate welfare General

How Amazon Got Away with Halving its UK Tax Bill

August 10, 2017

Amazon is in the news yet again — this time for halving its corporation tax bill paid to HMRC. Despite a turnover in 2016 of £1.46 billion, which represents a doubling over the previous year, […]