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New York Times Outs Apple, Enemy of the People, on Tax “Sidestep”

NormanH Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 12:57 AM
The word "illegal" is in the news these days. John Ransom mentions that Apple has done nothing illegal in acquiring millions of dollars. Contrast this with the "illegal" alien who has illegally acquired (stolen) presence in the United States worth $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $50,000, $100,000? Theft of this magnitude should not be tolerated.
Mr.Studie Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 2:50 AM
Then, multiply your favorite number by 30,000,000 or more illegals that are here.

So it’s come to this: If you’re a successful technology company that employs 47,000 people in the U.S. along with supporting the employment of another 257,000 jobs domestically at other companies, that’s not enough.

It’s not enough that according to a company study published in the New York Times, your operations “have generated almost $5 billion in federal and state income taxes, including income taxes withheld on employee stock gains, making [you] among the top payers of U.S. income tax,” in the first half of 2012 alone.

For the folks playing at home, income taxes are THE taxes that...

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