InterContinental Hotels Group PLC – Annual report – 31 December 2019
8. Tax (extract)
Total net tax paid during the year of $141m (2018: $68m, 2017: $172m) comprises $141m (2018: $66m, 2017: $147m) paid in respect of operating activities and $nil (2018: $2m, 2017: $25m) paid in respect of investing activities. A reconciliation of tax paid to the total tax charge in the Group income statement is as follows:
a Tax contingency movements are included within the current tax charge but do not impact cash tax paid in the year.