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Facebook's accounts show that it dramatically increased its UK tax bill last year — but campaigners still aren't happy (FB)

Facebook paid £4.1 million in UK corporation tax last year, its accounts show. That's a huge increase on the £4,327 tax bill it paid in 2014. However, BBC News reports that people still aren't happy about the level of tax the company is paying. The accounts show that Facebook UK posted turnover of more than £210 million, and taxable profit around £20 million. The issue here is partly that Facebook's UK accounts simply aren't easy to read.
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