Neowin News Feed for: Taxes Neowin News Feed for: Taxes en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Save 98% off the Personal & Business Finance Super Bundle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Handle both your personal and business finances effectively with 82 hours of content on accounting, financial mathematics, funds, and more with today&#039;s highlighted deal, and save big! <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:00:01 +0000 Save 97% off this Be a Tax Expert 9-Course Certification Bundle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With today&#039;s highlighted deal, learn how to do taxes like a pro and boost your financial literacy with nine best-selling courses from CPA Robert Steele​​​​​​​. Act now and save with Neowin Deals. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:46:02 +0000 Save 60% off MoneyWiz 3 Personal Finance for Windows or macOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With today&#039;s highlighted deal, make MoneyWiz your go-to finance management app on Windows or macOS! This powerful bookkeeping tool makes tracking your budget easy and enjoyable. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:46:01 +0000 Tech companies facing EU tax judgment next week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A major EU meeting next week proposes new taxes on major tech firms such as Microsoft, Google and Apple. A short-term plan and a bigger overhaul are expected to have a big impact on profits. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jonathan Nolan) Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:54:01 +0000 Apple vows to contribute $350 billion to U.S. economy, create 20,000 jobs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Cupertino giant today announced it will be making a contribution of $350 billion to the U.S. economy over the next five years, creating 20,000 jobs and pay $38 billion in taxes to repatriate <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:14:02 +0000 Google managed to shield $19 billion in taxes via a shell company in 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The search engine giant has, in the past, used two methods (&quot;Double Irish&quot; and &quot;Dutch Sandwich&quot;) to protect its international profits from taxation. This move saved Google over $3 billion in taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Tue, 02 Jan 2018 20:12:01 +0000 Facebook is localising ad selling revenues to address concerns <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has announced that it will record ad revenues in the countries where they were sold instead of in Dublin at the company&#039;s international headquarters. Experts remain skeptical, though. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:58:01 +0000 Apple will repay taxes to the tune of €13 billion, pending term agreement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After handing down its findings a little over a year ago, the European Commission deemed that Apple&#039;s arrangement with Ireland required it to repay taxes. Apple has now agreed to pay back €13 billion. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 05 Dec 2017 07:16:01 +0000 Workers at Italian Amazon site to strike on Black Friday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Strikes are set to take place on Black Friday at an Italian Amazon plant after workers said they want pay to increase with Amazon&#039;s growth in the country. Workers find themselves doing long hours. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:26:01 +0000 Paradise Papers reveal how Apple avoids paying billions in taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The recent Paradise Papers leak has revealed some interesting details about the dealings by corporations and diplomats alike, with Apple&#039;s murky tax practices coming to light as well. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:24:01 +0000 TurboTax Online Tax Return app released for Windows 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With tax time fast approaching in the United States, a new TurboTax app has been released for Windows 10 PCs and tablets including data import, access to live help from experts, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:00:01 +0000 Apple lodges its appeal against paying €13 billion in back taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The ongoing saga between Apple and the European Commission rages on as the tech giant joins forces with the Irish Government to have the decision concerning its sizeable tax bill annulled. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Tue, 20 Dec 2016 03:08:01 +0000 Self-proclaimed fanboi Stephen Fry has 'absolutely no patience' for Apple's tax dodging <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Noted performer and Apple enthusiast Stephen Fry shared his thoughts on the company&#039;s tax problems straight from the iPhone 7 unveiling event. He said Apple should be paying a lot more in taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:32:01 +0000 European Commission: Apple must repay up to €13bn of "illegal tax benefits" to Ireland <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ireland gave &quot;illegal tax benefits&quot; to Apple that allowed the company to pay an effective corporate tax rate as low as 0.005%. The EC says that Ireland must now claim up to €13bn ($14.5bn) in taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:16:01 +0000 Google's Paris office raided by French authorities looking for their taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Early this morning Google&#039;s offices in France were raided by local authorities with up to 100 investigators present. A French prosecutor said the raid was part of investigation into tax obligations. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:01 +0000 Steve Wozniak: Apple should pay a lot more in taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to the company&#039;s co-founder, Apple should be paying its fair share in taxes. This, after allegations from both the EU and US that the company has been dodging billions in owed taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:42:02 +0000 Google will pay the UK $180m in back taxes but that's 'cheap' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has agreed to pay the UK government around $180 million in back taxes. However, critics says Google owes a lot more with the company paying taxes at less than 3% compared to the normal 20%. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:44:01 +0000 UK Government urged to use blockchain technology to manage public money <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK Government&#039;s Chief Scientific Adviser has written a report which suggests that it should adopt blockchain technology to help manage public money as it would reduce fraud. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:52:01 +0000 Apple fined heavily for Chinese tax evasion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is the latest corporation to be stung with massive tax-evasion fines in China. The company must pay $71M USD, as well as a $10M USD fine, for unpaid taxes in the 2013 financial year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Phi Ha) Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:46:01 +0000 Two-thirds of people filing taxes online do so using unsecured Wi-Fi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you needed further proof that normal users don&#039;t think about computer security, look no further than this statistic: 65% of users who file taxes online do so using an open Wi-Fi hotspot. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:42:01 +0000 Microsoft fined $140 million in China over a similar issue that was investigated by the IRS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has been fined in China roughly $140 million for cross-border tax evasion in that country which is quite similar to that which was investigated by the IRS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:04:01 +0000 Apple accused by the EU of taking illegal tax aid <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple will soon be publicly accused by the European Commission of taking illegal tax aid via a special deal with the Irish government. The deal ensured Apple was paying less than 2% taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:48:01 +0000 Google may be fined for not making tax payments to France <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1337586937google-hot-water.png" alt="" /></div>Google may be fined for not paying $1bn in taxes to the French government over the past couple of years, although the company states that they have been compliant with French law <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brockman Davis) Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:05:52 +0000 Activists start holiday campaign to draw attention to 'tax dodgers,' cite Apple, Microsoft, Google <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/840715396apple_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>The activist group Americans for Tax Fairness is running a 4th of July campaign to draw attention to alleged tax avoidance strategies used by several major U.S. technology companies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Fri, 05 Jul 2013 04:22:09 +0000 Minnesota has technical issues with TurboTax filings <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intuit is having issues filing state tax returns with Minnesota and the state is calling into question the accuracy of the software company&#039;s tax software. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sun, 10 Mar 2013 12:58:27 +0000 Dear Microsoft, You owe us $70m. Love, France <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/166270512microsoft-logo-2012.png" alt="" /></div>Following recent investigations, French tax authorities are demanding a payment of €52.5m ($70m) from Microsoft, amid disputes over the company&#039;s accounting and tax policies there. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:16:30 +0000 Dell and Taxes: How an investment could be a great move for Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1711697481micro-dell.png" alt="" /></div>Over the past few days, we have heard quite a bit about Dell wanting to go private and remove itself from the burden of being listed on a stock exchange - and Microsoft could be the perfect partner. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:12:18 +0000 Nokia accused of $545m tax evasion in India; offices raided in investigation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/382118839news-logos-nokia-dark-gradient.png" alt="" /></div>As Nokia readies its Windows Phone 8 launch in India, tax officials have raided one of its factories and offices, amid allegations that the company has evaded tax payments there, amounting to $545m. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:10:12 +0000 Google profits skyrocket by moving revenue to shell company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797488219news-logo-google-logo-colour.png" alt="" /></div>Google is coming under fire today for a recent relevation that it saved about $2 billion in worldwide income taxes by shifting nearly $10 billion of its revenues to a shell company in Bermuda. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Mon, 10 Dec 2012 14:29:17 +0000 Mozilla to settle US tax affair for $1.5 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/271352613mozilla_wht.png" alt="" /></div>The Firefox foundation announced the settlement with the USA government over funding from Google. Mozilla didn&#039;t want to pay tax for the money, now the company is paying regardless. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alfonso Maruccia) Wed, 07 Nov 2012 00:33:43 +0000 Microsoft accused of avoiding billions in US taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1724679042microsoft-segoe-logo-greybg.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has been accused of avoiding billions in taxes in a memo from a Senate committee by utilizing transactions with offshore subsidiaries to use those funds domestically without paying taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:47:12 +0000 Amazon to start collecting sales taxes in New Jersey in 2013 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2085595224amz.jpg" alt="" /></div> will begin collecting a state sales tax in New Jersey beginning next year. New Jersey has also announced that Amazon will be opening two distribution facilities in the state. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Thu, 31 May 2012 03:46:20 +0000 Report: Apple avoids paying billions in US taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report claims that Apple avoids paying the US a lot of money in taxes via various methods with one economist saying Apple would have paid $2.4 billion more in taxes without these legal efforts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 30 Apr 2012 02:28:43 +0000 Facebook holds empty office in Amsterdam <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1890457378facebook2_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Facebook has been discovered to hold an empty office in the Dutch city of Amsterdam, sparking discussion about whether the company is using it to avoid taxation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 18 Feb 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Bill Gates claims he doesn't pay enough tax <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1951559001billg1_print.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bill Gates has claimed in a BBC World interview that he probably doesn&#039;t pay enough tax; this follows the State of the Union address in which Obama called on the rich to pay more taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:26:22 +0000 Google pays only 2.4% in taxes through loopholes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bloomberg took a close look at Google's regulatory filings and found that over the last three years they have been able to cut $3.1 billion in taxes, thanks to loopholes in the system. They are... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brandon Boyce) Sun, 24 Oct 2010 19:47:15 +0000 UK video game tax relief cancelled <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/850773882.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK government announced on Tuesday that a planned tax relief for the gaming industry will be cancelled. A couple parts of the Digital Britain report was geared towards gamers. One was a small tax break... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brandon Boyce) Wed, 23 Jun 2010 13:36:17 +0000 Poll: Most Americans Filing Taxes Online <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Most people (54%) file their tax returns electronically now because it's convenient, despite lingering concerns about the security of their most sensitive financial information, according to a new AP-AOL Money &amp; Finance poll. Half of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 14 Apr 2007 19:26:02 +0000 Episode 27: IE7, Taxes, WoW and More! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tech news: This week Kristin, Derek and Brad bring you news of IE7, we are in awe of Cingular's bold move, we applaud Apple for yet another good idea, and we describe ways to get... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 07 Feb 2006 18:52:33 +0000 IRS eyes Net phone taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Looks like Uncle Sam has his eye on taxing VoIP calls (voice over Internet Protocol). The IRS and Treasury Department are considering reinterpreting the federal excise tax in order &quot;to reflect the changes in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 07 Jul 2004 19:58:29 +0000