Gauke Rejects Claim U.K. Gave Google Special Tax Treatment

  • Minister tells Parliament HMRC doesn't do `sweetheart deals'
  • Labour opposition says size of Google tax payment 'derisory'

Treasury Secretary David Gauke denied the U.K. government is giving Google Inc. and other multinational companies special treatment over tax, saying Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs does not cut “sweetheart deals” with anyone.

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