Apple paid only 2% corporation tax outside US

Apple paid less than 2% corporation tax on its profits outside the US, its filing with US regulators has shown.The company paid $713m (£445m) in the year to 29 September on foreign pre-tax profits of $36.8bn, a rate of 1.9%.It is the latest company to be identified as paying low rates of overseas tax, following Starbucks, Facebook and Google in recent weeks.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20197710Also see:Apple paid less than 2% tax on overseas profits last year
Apple paid less than 2% tax on profit made outside the United States last year.The iPhone and iPad maker paid $713m (£445m) in overseas corporation tax on foreign profits of $36.87bn (£23bn) in the year to the end of September. That translates as a tax rate of 1.9%, compared to a headline corporation tax rate of 35% in the US and 24% in the UK.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/nov/04/apple-paid-low-overseas-tax

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