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Apple Tax Avoidance

Reports: Apple Paid No UK Corporate Taxes Last Year

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

Despite making millions in profit in Britain, Apple paid no corporate taxes to the U.K. last year, according to company filings cited by various news ...

Reining in the Corporation

Ralph Nader | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

It's a sad state when such outright corporate hypocrisy becomes standard fare. Perhaps CEOs, such as Tim Cook, have become too accustomed to corporations having enormously greater privileges and immunities than actual persons.

Apple's Tax Avoidance: 'Not Illegal' Does Not Mean Moral, Right or Acceptable

Brian Levin | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

Our government is not always going to protect us from everything that may be harmful or close loopholes to make our tax system more equitable and fair. That is just the way our system works. But, that is where all of us come in

Lessons From the World of Tax Avoidance: How Nations Can Negotiate With Global Capital

Robert Reich | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

Why should Apple have access to U.S. consumers if Apple refuses to pay its fair share of taxes to finance the infrastructure and education that Americans need to improve their living standards? Americans could buy from one of Apple's competitors instead.

Stopping International Tax Avoidance: What Are the Best Alternatives?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Technology and tax law have led to the emergence of what international tax analyst Ed Kleinbard calls "stateless income," a phenomenon that was on full display at the Apple hearing yesterday.

Apple At Center Of Corporate Tax Fight

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

By Andy Sullivan, Gabriel Debenedetti and Poornima Gupta WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - For years, Apple Inc kept a low profile in Wa...

GOP Mute on Apple and Other Corporations Corporate Welfare Grab

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The GOP has transformed the stereotype of who is a government leech into the perennial political attack point that the government is too big, wasteful and intrusive. And that those who appear to benefit most from government should pay the most for it.

Mark Gongloff

The 1 Chart That Reveals Just How Grossly Unfair The U.S. Tax System Has Become

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook waved a magic wand in front of America on Tuesday, vanishing our outrage over how shamelessly companies avoid paying taxes, leaving...

Apple on the Hill: What Can Be Learned From Yesterday's Hearing

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Because they can indefinitely shield their foreign profits from U.S. taxes, meanwhile engaging in endless (legal) schemes to avoid taxes in countries where they book those earnings, the link between the profitability of American companies and the well-being of America is broken.

Apple's Actual Tax Bill Is Far Lower Than It Tells Investors

Posted 05.22.2013 | Business

Apple's actual U.S. tax bill is far lower than the company tells investors, according to a Senate panel report. The Cupertino, Calif. company unde...

WATCH: Siri, Does Apple Use Tax Gimmicks?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

With U.S. Senators questioning Apple CEO Tim Cook about how little the company ends up paying in taxes, we thought we would go straight to the expert ...

Apple's Boosting Its Offshore Profits Faster Than Anyone Else

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business

In 2012, Apple added more to its offshore profit holdings than any other company, according to a March report by Citizens for Tax Justice. The com...

The 7 Craziest Things About Apple's Tax Strategy

Quartz | Tim Fernholz | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business

Quartz: Leading up to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s testimony on his company’s dubious-if-legal tax strategies tomorrow, here’s the report (pdf) membe...