Here’s why it pays to have your European headquarters stationed in Ireland.In 2008, Google managed to only pay $228,000 (£141,519) in taxes in England on $2.6 billion (£1.6billion) in earnings from advertising there, the Daily Mail reports.
If the company were headquartered in England, it would have paid $725 million (£450million) in taxes.
Ireland’s tax rate is much lower, so Google avoided the hefty tax bill.
Its Irish tax bill was just $10.8 million (£6.7 million).
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