Vodafone today published an update to its voluntary disclosure of the Group's taxation and total economic contribution on a country-by-country basis to include financial information for the year ended 31 March 2014.
The report published today provides an updated overview of the Group's total contribution to public finances in each of its countries of operation, including direct and indirect cash taxes paid as well as non-taxation-based government revenue contributions such as spectrum fees.
In 2013/14, Vodafone contributed £14.75 billion in cash to the public finances in our countries of operation. This was up from £13.5 billion in 2012/13.
Vodafone is one of very few multinational companies worldwide to make a voluntary disclosure on a country-by-country, 'actual cash paid' basis, including details and explanations of tax payments and key taxation matters.
The updated information can be found online at: www.vodafone.com/sustainability/tax2014
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Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 54 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 30 September 2014, Vodafone had 438 million mobile customers and 11 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com