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Ben Hallman

Fortune 500 Has Thousands Of Tax Shelters Holding $2 Trillion Offshore

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business

With all the U.S. corporate cash piling up on tiny Caribbean islands, it's a wonder the beaches can still accommodate sunbathers. Apple, Nike, Cit...

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 ...

Sour Apples

Jim Worth | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Jim Worth

It's time to find out whether Mr. Cook's testimony regarding tax reform was honest or just more corporate lip service. The American people are tired of receiving nothing but Sour Apples!

Tim Cook: Apple Has More 'Game Changers'

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 07.29.2013 | Technology

* Cook says wearable computers an area ripe for exploration * He has "grand vision" for television * Apple not adverse t...

Apple: Bad Model for 'Tax Reform' -- California, New Tax Thinkers, Chart a Better Way

Roger Hickey | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics
Roger Hickey

A political mobilization by citizens is clearly necessary to prevent politicians in the Senate and House from embracing the corporate version of corporate tax reform.

Diagnosis: Informed Citizen Disorder

Marty Kaplan | Posted 07.27.2013 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Informed Citizen Disorder: the damage you do to your mood and your blood pressure by watching Bill Moyers or Jon Stewart, listening to Kevin Phillips or Bruce Bartlett and reading the Guardian or the New York Times.

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.

Friday Talking Points -- Pivoting To Other News

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Some weeks, not much happens in political news, and other weeks it seems like almost too much happens. This was one of the latter types of week.

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.

Apple and Corporate America's Sociopathic Behavior

Curtis Ellis | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Curtis Ellis

Apple's latest product isn't disruptive to the music industry, cell phones or television. It's aimed at the United States of America.

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...

Unilateral Taxation Framework Harms America

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

Lost in the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations' skewering of Apple CEO Tim Cook is the major point: the United States' decision to stand alone in taxing foreign earnings disadvantages American companies and American workers.

The Billion-Dollar Loophole Cook Forgot To Talk About

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business

When Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared before a panel of Senators Tuesday, much of the questioning centered around why so much of the company’s money sits...

Letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook from a Disgruntled Shareholder

Brian Levin | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Brian Levin

I want Apple to innovate with new "incredibly great" products that wow the world like the iMac and iPhone did--not with new ways of nickel and diming Uncle Sam. Do what's right and stick to what Apple does best and continued success will surely follow.

Apple CEO: 'We Pay All The Taxes We Owe'

AP | MARCY GORDON and PETER SVENSSON | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Senate dragged Apple Inc., the world's most valuable company, into the debate over the U.S. tax code Tuesday, grilling CEO Tim ...

Rand Paul Rips Congress For 'Bullying' Apple

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business

Rand Paul believes America owes Apple an apology. “I’m offended by a government that convenes a hearing to bully one of America’s greatest s...

Business Tycoon: 'Corporations Should Pay No Taxes'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business

As Apple CEO Tim Cook sits before Congress to defend his company's tax strategy, one business tycoon is asserting a controversial stance on the issue....

Apple Blasted For Paying Almost No Taxes On $74 Billion In Income

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business

By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - Apple's ability to shelter billions of dollars of income from tax has depended on an unusual loophole ...

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...

Tim Cook To Get Grilled

AP | By MARCY GORDON and PETER SVENSSON | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that tech favorite Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping t...

Senate Report Reveals Apple's Unusual Tax Structure

Reuters | Patrick Temple-West | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Using an unusual global tax structure, Apple Inc has held billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little o...