A long rant as to why it is “special” and the EU smells of nintendo
The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has sent a 14 point legal rant to the EU claiming it is special and does not have to pay tax like everyone else.
But is it another customs dodge?
Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple appears to have another wizard scheme to avoid paying customs duties while getting the government’s thumbs up.
Now Indonesia pursues Google over tax
Google faces a big tax bill from the Indonesian government.
This is going to hurt
On the day that Apple’s iPhone 7 went on sale in Japan, it’s emerged that it’s been told to pay a hefty $118 million (¥12 billion) by government tax authorities in the country.
Stephen Fry and I finally start agreeing again
Apple’s number one British fanboy, next to Chris Martin, has suddenly waded into his favourite company over its tax dodging antics at the sidelines of its iPhone 7 launch.
Why he should not have confirmed the EU's case
Corporate historians will look at Tim Cook’s handing of the EU tax case as a moment where he should have shut up and saved both his and other company's billions in tax..
Not paying tax is the American way
The US government is furious that the EU is starting to get hacked off with US companies not paying tax.
Caught up in Panama
Apple’s favourite business partner appears to have caught up in an accusaion that it is following the fruity cargo cult’s habit of hiding income in off-shore operations.
Unless it surrenders at the last minute
The French government has sent Google a bill for back taxes of 1.6 billion euros.