Apple pays zero tax in NZ despite sales of $4.2 billion

Apple pays zero tax in NZ despite sales of $4.2 billion Apple paid roughly zip to New Zealand Inland Revenue—that country’s taxing authority—over ten years, even while selling $4.2 billion in merchandise in the country. The practice is scrupulously legal—and therefore OK in the eyes of many. I, however

The Mac Observer (blog)

Editorial: Is this rotten, Apple?

We revealed today that Apple has been shown to pay $0 to Inland Revenue in income tax. Photo / AP. There is legitimate debate over how much tax multinational companies should be expected to pay in New Zealand. Given these firms, particularly in the …

New Zealand Herald

US Apple users urge company to ‘do the right thing’ and pay NZ taxes

American-based Apple users are weighing in behind Kiwi politicians who are calling for the US tech giant to pay its taxes in New Zealand. Bryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer, an Apple community blog site founded in 1998, has urged Apple chief executive …

New Zealand Herald

Apple dodges NZ tax questions: ‘We follow the law’

Technology giant Apple has dodged questions over a report it paid no tax in New Zealand in a decade. Instead, Apple responded by saying it paid most of its tax in the United States, where the company was based. Apple claims to be the largest taxpayer

Radio New Zealand

Apple’s tax bill leaves sour taste for Kiwis

Hard working Kiwi taxpayers have every reason to feel outraged by revelations that a massive company like Apple, with billions of dollars of New Zealand revenue, has paid no New Zealand tax over ten years, says Labour’s Revenue spokesperson Michael … (press release)

Apple pays zero tax in NZ despite sales of $4.2 billion

Apple’s New Zealand operations are wholly owned by an Australian parent and appear to be run from there. Photo / AP. Consumer electronics giant Apple paid no income tax to Inland Revenue over the past decade despite selling billions of dollars worth of …

New Zealand Herald

Apple’s missing tax millions

Labour says the Government is asleep at the wheel when it comes to multinationals avoiding tax. It’s been revealed Apple, which dominates almost a third of the New Zealand smartphone market, not to mention its personal computer and gadget lines, hasn’t …