That this House notes the increasing ease with which multi-national corporations are shifting substantial profits from high tax to low tax jurisdictions, even to the point of eliminating their tax liabilities in countries where they make huge sales, as instanced by Starbucks which has not paid any tax on its £1.2 billion UK sales in the last three periods for which accounts are available;
1) Companies do not pay tax on their sales. Consumers do pay VAT on their purchases.
2) Companies never carry the burden of taxes.
3) Has the ignorant tosspot never heard of business rates?