Taxes

Apple's Tim Cook dishes on taxes and the demise of money     – CNET
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At the yearly shareholder meeting, CEO Cook says mobile payments haven’t taken off like he thought they would. He also says wearables are booming.

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Europe hits Ireland over $15B in unpaid Apple taxes; Luxembourg liable for $294M in Amazon taxes
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 The European Commission under Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager definitely means business. Today it issued not one but two notices related to ongoing investigations of tech giants Apple and Amazon and how they are not paying what is due in taxes. The result is a doozy. The EC says that Ireland has failed to collect up to €13 […]

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Sorry America, Your Taxes Aren't High
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Americans generally feel they’re being over-taxed, especially around this time of the year. But is that really true? An article on Bloomberg investigates: The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development analyzed how 35 countries tax wage-earners, making it possible to compare tax burdens across the world’s biggest economies. Each year, the OECD measures what it […]

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Apple sold $4.2 billion of product in New Zealand, paid $0 local taxes
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Enlarge / A customer in Apple’s store in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2010. A report by a major New Zealand newspaper found Apple hasn’t paid any taxes in New Zealand. (credit: Brendon O’Hagan / AFP / Getty Images) The big technology story in New Zealand this weekend is about Apple’s tax bill. Or rather, the […]

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Encounters with poor people reduce support for taxes on the rich
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Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks) Wealth inequality has increased over the last several decades, as the gap between the rich and the poor has become wider. There are a number of possible policy approaches to limiting that gap, but they haven’t drawn much support. You might think that if wealthy people had more regular exposure to poor […]

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Tom Arnold calls on 'gamers' to get Trump's taxes     – CNET
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The actor and comedian has also teased a database that he claims contains ‘The Apprentice’ outtakes that don’t portray the President-elect in a good light.

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Three certainties in life: Death, taxes and the speed of light – wait no, maybe not that last one
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Einstein was wrong, reignited theory suggests Einstein was incorrect about the speed of light being a fixed constant in our universe, a new theory suggests. A team of physicists are backing an idea that the speed of light is not constant and have made a prediction that can be tested.…

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Tim Cook: EU lied about Apple taxes. Watch out Ireland, this is a coup!
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The EU’s coming for your government, froths tech titan Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook has claimed that the European Commission made up its claims about the business’ tax payments in Ireland.…

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Google UK coughs up £130m back taxes. Is it enough?
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That works out at £13m a year Google is to pay £130m to settle a tax dispute with the British Government over how it account for revenues booked in the UK.…

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