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UK lawmakers slam Starbucks, Amazon and Google on tax

St Paul's Cathedral is pictured behind signage for a Starbucks coffee shop in London October 8, 2012. Picture taken October 8, 2012. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor

St Paul's Cathedral is pictured behind signage for a Starbucks coffee shop in London October 8, 2012. Picture taken October 8, 2012. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor

St Paul's Cathedral is pictured behind signage for a Starbucks coffee shop in London October 8, 2012. Picture taken October 8, 2012. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor
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A video grab image shows Andrew Cecil, Director of Public Policy for Amazon, addressing the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in London November 12, 2012. UK lawmakers will quiz executives of Starbucks, Google and Amazon on Monday about how they have managed to pay only small amounts of tax in Britain while racking up billions of dollars worth of sales here. REUTERS/UK Parliament

A video grab image shows Andrew Cecil, Director of Public Policy for Amazon, addressing the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in London November 12, 2012. UK lawmakers will quiz executives of Starbucks, Google and Amazon on Monday about how they have...more

A video grab image shows Andrew Cecil, Director of Public Policy for Amazon, addressing the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in London November 12, 2012. UK lawmakers will quiz executives of Starbucks, Google and Amazon on Monday about how they have managed to pay only small amounts of tax in Britain while racking up billions of dollars worth of sales here. REUTERS/UK Parliament
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