There's been quite a bit of hand wringing and gnashing of teeth about the fact that multinational megacorps don't pay tax, in NZ or anywhere else, really. And I think it's our fault. Because it's happening under our noses. Why don't we do anything? It's "because of the children"...
Today, Microsoft announced (via a range of affiliates) that they're donating "$625,000" to a number of schools
I asked them about how much of the "donation" is cash, and how much is Microsoft software, presumably valued at the Recommended Retail Price (RRP):
I found this response rather interesting:
Years ago, I wrote about this... Looks like not much has changed.