FILE - In this Friday, Oct, 26, 2012, file photo, people shop at an Apple store inside a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Apple Inc. paid a rate of only 1.9 percent income tax on its earnings

 

              FILE - In this Friday, Oct, 26, 2012, file photo, people shop at an Apple store inside a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Apple Inc. paid a rate of only 1.9 percent income tax on its earnings
FILE - In this Friday, Oct, 26, 2012, file photo, people shop at an Apple store inside a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Apple Inc. paid a rate of only 1.9 percent income tax on its earnings outside the U.S. in its latest fiscal year, a regulatory filing by the company shows. The world's most valuable company paid $713 million in tax on foreign earnings of $36.8 billion in the fiscal year ended Sept. 29, according to the financial statement filed on Oct. 31. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)