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Apple tax: The Irish connection - Senate

Apple tax: The Irish connection - Senate | Apple's impacts in China and America | Scoop.it
Apple's complex web of tax avoidance has been laid bare by a US Senate committee examining how American firms uses loopholes.
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Apple avoid tax by using the Irish tax system paying only 1.9% on 37 billion dollars

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Apple CEO makes no apology for company's tax strategy

Apple CEO makes no apology for company's tax strategy | Apple's impacts in China and America | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook made no apology on Tuesday for the iPad maker saving billions of dollars in U.S.
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Apple do not seem to be sincere about thier tax avoidance that they are partaking in. A loss of tax leads to less government revenue which in turn leads to less government spending.

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Joshua Black's comment, June 18, 2013 10:55 AM
Although this they could borrow more
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Apple selling iPhone 4 in China to gain market share | TechHive

Apple selling iPhone 4 in China to gain market share | TechHive | Apple's impacts in China and America | Scoop.it
As rumors of Apple's budget iPhone continue to circulate, the U.S. tech giant has been pushing sales of its older iPhone 4 model in China as a way to grab market share in the nation's mid-tier market, according to research firm IDC.
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Apples market share is being overtaken by samsung to counteract this they have started selling in China

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In China, concerns grow over environmental costs of Apple products

In China, concerns grow over environmental costs of Apple products | Apple's impacts in China and America | Scoop.it
Apple remains tight-lipped as its Chinese suppliers reportedly pollute and break environmental laws. Activists hope that putting pressure on the big brand will impact other Chinese polluters.
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Apple's high end manufacturing in China is due to low labour and material cost, In this case they are also depleting the enviroent being one of China's top polluters

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