Internet Activities 8.1 International Strategies Responding to Pressures on Taxation, Supply and Ethics.

International Market Development

Overview
This activity introduces you to controversial cases about leading international firms, such as Starbucks, Amazon, and Google, avoiding paying tax on their sales in the UK.

Activity Description
Visit the following websites and view a video on YouTube to learn about the case of international firms, such as Starbucks, Amazon, and Google, avoiding paying corporation tax in the UK.

  1. What can potentially be an effect or damage as a result of this situation?
  2. What would be the companies’ strategy internationally to prevent such a situation to occur in other markets?

Website
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20560359  

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23019514

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TeZlt3dRig