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Category: Amazon
August 27, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Eliminate corporate taxes: Amazon’s lashing in U.K.

Amazon’s tax strategy is competitive Excellent and very gripping piece on Amazon.com’s charring in the U.K. over taxes by reporter Jay Greene [“Brits Cry Foul,” Page one, Aug. 26]. What is truly frightening is the ignorance of the politicians who were doing the grilling. What they don’t realize is that corporate taxes are simply indirect…

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August 13, 2014 at 6:05 AM

Amazon vs. Hachette: Amazon prices e-books at a rate favorable to writers

In the article on the Amazon versus Hachette dispute, the reporter Katharine Schwab writes that it’s a question of “convenience versus conscience,” with people of conscience supporting Hachette and people who put convenience ahead of conscience supporting Amazon [“Amazon vs. Hachette: Soul searching in techie, bookish Seattle,” Local News, Aug. 9]. This way…

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