Samizdata - 7:34 pm on Dec 9, 2012 (gmt 0)
First of all, it is not just Amazon - Google, eBay and other corporations do the same thing.
Secondly, it is currently perfectly legal (though whether it should be is debatable).
Starbucks, for example, has over 700 outlets in UK but claims to make no profit there.
Small independent businesses cannot compete with this and are often crushed.
As Leona Helmsley once said, "only the little people pay taxes".