Cameron refuses to say if he will quiz Google boss Eric Schmidt over tax

Spokesman refuses to be drawn on whether Cameron will question Schmidt, who is attending a meeting of PM’s business advisory committeeDavid Cameron has refused to say whether he will question Google’s chairman over allegations that the internet giant is exploiting tax loopholes at a meeting on Monday that will discuss tightening up international tax rules.The […]
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At Google we aspire to do the right thing. So we welcome a debate on international tax reform | Eric Schmidt

The chairman of Google responds to criticism that companies such as his are not paying their fair share of taxesAt a time when families are having to tighten their belts and funding for vital public services is under pressure, corporate taxation is rightly a hot topic. And as a company that has always aspired to […]
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Google chief Eric Schmidt to meet David Cameron after tax row

Meeting follows row over Google’s tax affairs but No 10 denies multinational tax arrangements are on agendaGoogle executive chairman Eric Schmidt will meet David Cameron next week, just days after the internet giant was mauled by a Commons committee over its tax affairs, it has emerged.Downing Street confirmed that Schmidt is set to attend a […]
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Google chairman Eric Schmidt defends tax avoidance policies

Search engine is accused of treating tax as voluntary after paying just £6m in UK corporation taxGoogle’s chairman, Eric Schmidt, has defended the search engine’s tax avoidance policies, saying “we fully comply with the law” after paying just £6m in corporation tax in the UK.Schmidt’s comments drew an angry response from a member of the […]
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Apple heads toward Google-free iPhone as YouTube app is dropped

YouTube app will not appear on latest version of Apple’s mobile software as firm looks to distance itself from links with GoogleWhen Steve Jobs launched the first iPhone he invited Google’s former chief executive Eric Schmidt on stage, but one of the most successful collaborations in Silicon Valley is gradually being unpicked.Apple has taken another […]
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