Three of the four companies in the US Fortune 500 have at least one offshore company in an area favorable from a tax point of view - based on AMarkets.
Many of the Fortune 500 have hundreds of foreign legal entities and are able to avoid paying hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes - data study of the American firm Public Interest Research Group and the Citizens for Tax Justice. According to the report, the company's great adept at manipulating financial statements in order to optimize tax payments. Offshore schemes - the easiest way to save money. In the period of 2008-2014 years. the revenue earned by the offshore companies in the United States amounted to $ 2.1 trillion. Against this background, Treasury losses estimated at $ 90 billion. The leaders of offshore schemes - Apple ($ 181 earned in the offshore), General Electric ($ 119 billion) and Microsoft ($ 108 billion).
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