Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Microsoft & Yahoo paid a combined total of 1.251.608 euros in tax last year in Spain. Not news, after the UK fuss, but it seems to have shocked Spain. They follow the usual protocol of just having a local subsidary to look after advertising, merchants, etc in the country, but booking all revenue offshore. What’s worse, is that they have a very small combined staff in Spain. Meaning that, unlike the Continue reading Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Microsoft & Yahoo paid just a million in tax
In case anyone is wondering about using Paypal / Ebay in Spain, they make the Spanish administration look upright and honest. A law unto themselves. Albeit bitterly, I shall say no more. Also, stay away from the butchers “Carniceria Jesus Domingo” in Plaza Jarama nº 8, Galapagar (Madrid), because if they do sausages like they do business, you’ll be dead before the second bite.