Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st May 2013 21:45 UTC
Legal "There's a disconnect between how Apple CEO Tim Cook sees his company's tax strategies and how some members of the US Senate view it. That became clearer than ever today after Cook and two other Apple executives testified before Congress, explaining why they're holding most of their international income in Irish subsidiaries like Apple Operations International, which declare no tax residency anywhere in the world. AOI hasn't filed a tax return anywhere in the world for the last five years, yet it earned $30 billion in income from 2009 to 2012, according to a Senate report released yesterday." Just because something is legal, doesn't mean it's just. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and many more - these companies might not be breaking any laws, but it's obvious to anyone that what they are doing is scummy.
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Leave your politics out of this
by andrewclunn on Wed 22nd May 2013 12:48 UTC
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Fuck the US Government and their desire to tax and control business operations outside the US. Thom can take his "eat the rich" political BS and shove it.

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tylerdurden Member since:

damn right he should take his politics away... to make room for yours.

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Drumhellar Member since:

What a remarkably well-reasoned argument. I feel more enlightened having read it.

Thank you.

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Soulbender Member since:

Come on baby, eat the rich,
Put the bite on the son of a bitch,
Don't mess around, don't give me no switch,
C'mon baby eat the rich
C'mon baby eat the rich

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