Shell paid £674m in taxes to the government in 2005.
The company, which announced the highest ever profits earnt in the UK
yesterday, also paid twice as much in tax as it had done the previous year,
The Times reports today.
Soaring oil and gas prices saw Shell make profits of £12.9bn this year.
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The UK tax gap fell in 2014-15 to its lowest-ever level of 6.5%, revealed official statistics published today
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states