As Congress Dawdles, the World Steals Our Talent

Steve Case on tech talent and immigration reform.

Tumblr Porn, Tim Cook and the Problem With Big Data — 10 Things You Need to See on AllThingsD This Week

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!

Jon Stewart on Tim Cook’s Less-Than-Taxing Senate Reception

“Who are those people? What is the opposite of a Genius Bar?”

As Immigration Reform Bill Heads to the Senate Floor, the ZuckerPAC Gets a Win

In a small victory for Mark Zuckerberg’s political group, a bill that could greatly benefit tech company talent-seekers makes it through the Senate Judiciary Committee.


Apple Tax Bill Overstated to Investors

Apple Inc.’s real tax bill isn’t as big as the one it reports to its investors. Among the findings of an investigation by the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations are figures that show Apple’s reported taxes substantially exceed the sum it actually pays the U.S. Treasury.

Apple Says It Abides by Tax Laws, Loopholes and All

“We pay all the taxes we owe. Every single dollar,” says Tim Cook.

Ireland: We’re Not Apple’s “Holy Grail of Tax Avoidance”

Ireland is “a highly tax-compliant country.”


Apple Pays No Tax on Much of Its Overseas Income, Senate Panel Finds

Apple Inc. has set up corporate structures that have allowed it to pay little or no corporate tax — in any country — on much of its overseas income, according to the findings of a U.S. Senate examination released Monday evening.

Here’s What Tim Cook Will Tell Senators About Apple, Offshore Cash and Taxes

Apple isn’t improperly ducking U.S. taxes, but the rules need to be reformed, according to the company.

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Senate Vote Shows Support for Internet Sales Tax

The U.S. Senate on Friday previewed how it might vote on legislation that would make online retailers pay out-of-state sales tax. Senators voted 75-24 for a non-binding amendment to budget plans, as a way to test support for the proposed Marketplace Fairness Act.