Amazon UK Services bill was £4.6m, down from £7.4m a year ago, accounts show.
But the division, which operates the warehouse “fulfilment centres”, was able to defer £2.9m.
It meant that the company has paid £1.7m in tax for now, even though pre-tax profits jumped from £24.3m to £72.3m. Amazon said it paid all the taxes required by UK law.
This is still happening under Tory rule, killing High streets all over the nation including our own Freshney Place, see our previous article here; https://www.grimsbylabour.co.uk/high-street-shopping/