Online retailers face special 'Amazon tax' on pandemic profits

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Amazon's sales reached £19billion in 2020 after a 51 per cent increase

The UK government is reportedly considering a sales tax for online retailers to help it pay back its debts after extensive borrowing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Times claims to have seen l...

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