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Amazon's employee share scheme helps to lower their tax bill

Geoff Riley

13th August 2017

Simon Jack's article here is a good clear explanation for why Amazon is paying less tax this year even though revenues continue to grow strongly. Part of the answer is in the staff compensation scheme where each full-time employee is given £1,000 of free shares each year.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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