safronsue wrote:i hate myself. just one clicked and sent off another birthday present to nephew via the demon amazon and sitting here feeling worthless and ....oh what the heck. it was the easiest and cheapest thing to do to get what he wanted to him in time rather than spending the whole day making something he won't like and that will cost me more and he wont appreciate and will be there a week late. rant over. amazon is despicable for being so efficient and clever and not paying taxes on it's VAST profits and i am helping them.
safronsue wrote:i know but ...
safronsue wrote:amazon is despicable for being so efficient and clever and not paying taxes on it's VAST profits and i am helping them.
That's the trouble with internet shopping - you don't know where the business is based or where it pays its taxes. But if it keeps a few people in a job for some time then some tax is being paid at point of dispatch in the form of PAYE and a few people are not claiming state benefits for a period. Swings and roundabouts.
If the shops sold what you wanted when you wanted it and it was easy to find then there would be no call for Amazon and all it's online shopping family.
Mithril2 wrote:Also guilty. I also use ebay for books. In fact, 'The Selfsufficient-ish Bible' arrived today It's a tome of a book, isn't it! Should keep me entertained for ages
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