TakeAPart: British American Tobacco in South Africa
Tobacco Companies are Avoiding Taxes and Bribing Governments
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Government Investigations of Big Tobacco
In their mission to maximize profits from the sale of deadly and addictive products, tobacco companies have been investigated by governments across the world for activity including bribery, corruption, and avoiding paying corporate taxes. Tobacco companies like British American Tobacco use their relationships with government officials, politicians, media, and businesses to block tobacco control policies. Tobacco companies can be weakened when their misconduct is publicly exposed and those relationships are strained and severed.
Between 2006 to 2010 the South African Revenue Service investigated tax avoidance by British American Tobacco’s subsidiary, “British American Tobacco South Africa” for R1.92 billion (£112 million) covering both tax and interest.
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