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Old 01-18-2013, 07:47 AM   #116
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A company does have a legal obligation to act in the best interests of its shareholders - that's a simple fact.
Is it? It should act in its own best interest, then the shareholders (normally) will be happy too. And the interests of a company and its shareholders may even be contradicting and that's totally legal too.

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It could certainly be argued that paying more tax than it needs to is not acting in the best interests of its shareholders.
No one wants them to pay more taxes than they need but you British don't have any reason to be angry if they would pay as many taxes as they need.
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