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Amazon spends ~$500,000 per quarter lobbying federal govt.
Aug 22 2011
During the second quarter of 2011, Amazon spent $450,000 lobbying the federal government on issues that included online sales tax rules, transportation safety, data protection and privacy, and patent reform rules. Amazon spent $500,000 for the same period last year and $630,000 in the first quarter of 2011.
British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.(May 20 2013) Amazon will be called back to give further evidence to members of the British Parliament "to clarify how its activities in the U.K. justify its low corporate...