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Topic: Taxes

Cupertino mayor accuses Apple, responsible for nearly 20% of the city's tax revenue, of not paying enough [u]

05/05/2016, 01:05 pm

The city of Cupertino, Calif. -- which is economically dependent on Apple -- is reportedly embroiled in a conflict over how it should fund the transport infrastructure needed to deal with congestion created by the company, as well as other businesses in the area.

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Sheer amount of data involved delaying EU ruling on Apple's Irish tax deals, Commissioner says

04/04/2016, 12:04 pm

There's no way of telling when the European Commission will conclude its investigation into Apple's Irish tax deals, simply because the huge amount of data involved, the Commission's competition head said on Monday.

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EU says Irish government hasn't handed over full data in Apple tax case

03/16/2016, 11:03 am

Ireland has yet to supply all the data asked for by the European Commission in its investigation of the country's tax deals with Apple, a spokesman for the organization said on Wednesday.

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Apple 'committed to Ireland' regardless of EU ruling on Irish tax deals, VP says

03/15/2016, 05:03 pm

Apple is "committed to Ireland," whatever might happen in an European Commission investigation into Irish tax deals, the company's VP of European operations said to a European Parliament panel on Tuesday.

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Apple, Google & others to face European Parliament hearing on tax deals

03/14/2016, 03:03 pm

Apple, Google, IKEA, and McDonald's will together face a European Parliament hearing on Wednesday, called amid European Commission investigations into whether such multinationals were given preferential tax deals by some nations.

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EU antitrust chief: 'don't hold your breath' for results of Apple-Ireland tax audit

03/07/2016, 09:03 am

The European Commission is unlikely to rule on the legality of Apple's tax arrangement with the Irish government any time in the near future, the EU's lead antitrust watchdog said on Monday.

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EU competition chief denies anti-US bias in investigating tax deals like Apple's

02/29/2016, 01:02 pm

The European Commission is not unfairly targeting American corporations like Apple when it comes to cracking down on tax deals constituting illegal state aid, according to the E.U.'s competition head, Margrethe Vestager.

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Apple's $59M Australian tax bill in the spotlight as international tax row continues

01/26/2016, 09:01 am

Apple Australia recorded a gross tax rate of slightly more than 1 percent in 2015, Australian government records indicate, focusing attention once again on the iPhone maker's international tax strategy.

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Apple's Tim Cook meets with EU antitrust chief ahead of decision on Irish taxes

01/21/2016, 03:01 pm

Earlier on Thursday Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a private meeting in Brussels with Margrethe Vestager, the head of the European Commission's antitrust efforts, presumably in an attempt to diminish the chances of owing billions in back taxes because of the company's Irish tax deals.

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Ireland's Sinn Fein party says it will pursue Apple if company owes back taxes

01/21/2016, 10:01 am

Ireland's left-leaning Sinn Fein party could hold Apple accountable for taxes owed following a still-ongoing European Commission investigation, according to a party finance spokesman.

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Apple to pay Italy $348M, sign accord to circumvent allegations of unpaid taxes

12/30/2015, 09:12 am

To settle charges that it failed to pay corporate taxes, Apple will pay Italy's tax agency some 318 million euros -- about $348 million -- and sign an accord on managing its liabilities from the 2015 fiscal year onwards, a report said on Wednesday.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls US tax code outdated and 'awful for America'

12/18/2015, 03:12 pm

The full interview between Charlie Rose and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will air this Sunday, but CBS has posted a teaser clip from the conversation, in which Cook again defended his company's tax policies, stating that they pay more than any other company in a "backwards" system.

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EU rulings against Fiat & Starbucks tax breaks could foretell Apple paying back taxes

10/21/2015, 11:10 am

The European Union has ruled that Fiat Chrysler and Starbucks must each pay up to 30 million euros, or about $34 million, in back taxes --a decision that could foreshadow similar findings against Apple and Amazon.

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Irish minister says EU probe into Apple tax dodges should reach finding by end of 2015

10/05/2015, 12:10 pm

The Irish government has an "indication" the European Commission will decide whether its tax arrangements with Apple violated state aid rules by the end of the year, it was revealed on Monday.

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Apple might be 'named and shamed' in Australia for avoiding taxes

08/16/2015, 07:08 pm

Apple, Google and other large multinational corporations conducting operations in Australia might soon see their annual tax payments made public as a result of a government inquiry into corporate tax dodgers.

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As Apple's offshore cash pile reaches $190B, US Congress moves closer to multinational tax reform

07/22/2015, 03:07 pm

Apple, Google, and other major U.S.-based multinationals may soon be able to bring more of their foreign-earned income back to American shores without facing a huge tax burden, as lawmakers are moving forward on a tax reform framework that could eliminate taxes on international earnings and authorize a one-time repatriation holiday.

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Australian government announces crackdown on tax avoidance by Apple, others

05/11/2015, 03:05 pm

The government of Australia announced on Monday that it plans to investigate alleged tax avoidance in its country by a total of 30 multinational corporations, including the most valuable company on the planet: Apple.

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Worst-case scenario from Irish tax changes could reduce Apple's annual earnings by 10%

05/07/2015, 03:05 pm

If the European Commission were to levy a 12.5 percent tax on all of Apple's earnings that run through Ireland, it would reduce the company's annual earnings by just under 10 percent, a new "worst-case scenario" analysis has found.

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Australian government is latest to grill Apple, Google, others over tax loopholes

04/08/2015, 09:04 am

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. and the E.U., the Australian government has declared that American technology giants Apple, Google and Microsoft are all under investigation for their use of multinational corporations to pay lower taxes.

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UK enacts new tax to cope with companies like Apple, Google diverting profits overseas

04/01/2015, 01:04 pm

A new tax in the U.K. directly targets companies such as Apple, Amazon, and Google, which have been accused of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying taxes in countries where they nevertheless do business.

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