Apple says no operations were moved from Ireland

Apple 'secretly' moved cash to Jersey to escape tax, Paradise Papers report claims

Apple 'secretly' moved cash to Jersey to escape tax, Paradise Papers report claims

Apple's move to store its profits in Jersey came after the Irish government proposed closing a loophole called the "Double Irish" in 2014.

Apple for years moved around its enormous overseas profits from one tax haven to another to avoid tax crackdowns, according to leaked files now known as the Paradise Papers.

Its two key subsidiaries were managed from the offices of law firm Appleby on the Channel Island from the start of 2015 until early 2016 - meaning Apple would have been able to avoid billions in tax around the world, according to Daily Mail.

Apple, the world's biggest and most profitable company, transferred large amounts of cash to Jersey to enable it to continue avoiding paying billions of pounds in tax, the Paradise Papers reveal.

Rebecca Gowland, Oxfam's head of inequality, said: "What is striking about these revelations is just how central British crown dependencies and overseas territories are to the activities detailed in the Paradise Papers". German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung received the documents and shared them with ICIJ and its media partners, including The New York Times, Australia's ABC, the BBC in the United Kingdom, Le Monde in France and CBC in Canada.

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The company "shopped around" for a tax haven before moving most of its offshore cash reserves to Jersey.

Until 2013 Apple had funneled earnings from outside of the Americas through Ireland, which enabled the company to pay as little as 2% in corporation tax.

"We pay all the taxes we owe, every single dollar", said Cook. The selective treatment allowed Apple to pay an effective corporate tax rate of 1 percent on European profits in 2003, according to the commission past year.

Apple is one of many U.S. technology companies that have benefited from stashing cash overseas.

Apple's tax practices are back in the spotlight.

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Apple did not answer detailed questions on its new arrangements, but said they had not resulted in a cut in its tax bills. We do not depend on tax gimmicks.

Apple didn't immediately comment to The Associated Press.

"Apple sought the Holy Grail of tax avoidance: offshore corporations that it argues are not, for tax purposes, resident anywhere in any nation", then-Sen. Appleby listed two Apple subsidiaries as based in Jersey, starting in 2015. "We've paid over $35bn in corporate income taxes over the past three years, plus billions of dollars more in property tax, payroll tax, sales tax and VAT", it told the BBC.

The watchdog found the arrangements dating back to the early 1990s were illegal under state aid rules and gave Apple favourable treatment over other businesses. "We strongly support efforts from the global community toward comprehensive worldwide tax reform and a far simpler system".

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