This is an important MUST READ article published by the MailOnline. Check it out!
HMRC is widely regarded as giving multi-nationals an easy time compared to small businesses and individuals. Even with a multi-million pound settlement, it is likely that Google will escape very lightly, given the size of its revenue base in the UK.
Rather than face years of austerity, surely it would be better to give HMRC the teeth to go after the multi-nationals, so that they paid their full whack of UK taxation?