By Scilla Alecci, 11 July 2022

CICTAR researchers estimated that, in 2019, the year of the IPO, Uber avoided at least $556 million in taxes globally. In recent corporate filings, Uber said it is currently facing numerous audits by tax agencies in the U.S. and abroad.

According to Jason Ward, the CICTAR researcher who reviewed Uber’s arrangements in the Netherlands, India and other countries, companies like Uber “are continually shuffling” their structure in an effort to avoid taxes and confuse tax authorities.

“The more it changes,” he said, “the harder it is to follow.”

Read more on the CICTAR website.