08 Dec '12, 9am

Amazon

I'm sending you this email to inform you that I am boycotting your company because of your aggressive tax avoidance. In this time of austerity everyone needs to be paying their fair share of tax. We need this money to keep open the vital services that benefit the most vulnerable members of society including children, the sick and the elderly. Your tax revenue could help to do this. Amazon directly profits from our transport infrastructure, an educated workforce and health service which are all paid for by tax-payers. Paying just £1.8 million in corporation tax on revenues of over £2.9 billion in 2011 is not acceptable. I believe that selling cheap products at the expense of public services is immoral and therefore I will no longer buy from Amazon until it pays a fair amount of tax. Instead I will be spending my money with companies who pay their taxes Yours Faithfully, Thi...

Full article: http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/boycotts/boycottamazon/ama...

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