Lawmaker accuses Google of highly contrived efforts to dodge taxes LONDON — An influential committee of British lawmakers accused search giant Google of dodging its taxes on Thursday, issuing a scathing report that said the U.S. Internet company took on highly contrived arrangements serving no purpose other than to avoid paying its fair share.
June 13, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
MPs' report criticises Google's tax affairs By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - MPs described Google's tax affairs as "contrived" in a report released on Thursday and called on the UK tax authority to vigorously investigate whether the company was acting within the law. The parliamentary investigation was prompted by a Reuters report, which showed the company employed staff in sales roles in London, even though it had told MPs in November ...
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John Adams in Washington Post In a year with the injustice of Jena Six, nooses hung around the country and the Tiger Woods-Golfweek scandal, Major League Baseball's false impersonations of friendships and ill-contrived questions further press sensitive racial stereotypes, with... Jesse Jackson http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Jackson&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFZ7IHGe-2JmcZPWjBdYpA-lkzMiA USA Today http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/2008-01-30-579282892_x.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFHRA8V-YPJTD_TCyZjV6AIvg-vJQ Jan 30, 2008
21958 29488 contrived John Adams, America's first vice president, complained: My country in its wisdom has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived."
Patrick Leahy in Advertiser Adelaide It is obvious that the reasons given for the firings of these prosecutors were contrived as part of a cover-up and that the stonewalling by the White House is part and parcel of that same effort,said Senate Judiciary Committee chairman...