Amazon fined hundreds of millions of euros – media

Amazon оштрафуют на сотни миллионов евро – СМИ

The Commission considers that the company evaded paying taxes.

The European Commission today will announce the decision on the fine of several hundred million euros for technical giant Amazon. As the Financial Times, the penalty imposed for the use of schemes of tax evasion in Luxembourg.

Earlier, the European Commission made a similar decision against Apple in Ireland, Starbucks in the Netherlands and Amazon and Fiat in Luxembourg. She also asked Belgium to collect unpaid taxes from 35 companies.

We will remind, the founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos ahead of Microsoft co-founder bill gates and became the richest businessman in the world by Forbes.