An interesting study carried out two non-profit groups, their results more than 60 percent of large US companies established subsidiaries subsidiaries in low-tax countries such as Bermuda, Luxembourg, the Netherlands.
At Apple's outside the US is more than 181 billion US dollars, it is noteworthy that if the assets of Apple would be in America, this amount would have to pay about 60 billion in taxes.
General Electric brought in the offshore 119 billion dollars.
The Microsoft - more than 108 billion US dollars. The pharmaceutical company Pfizer - 74 billion US dollars.
It is worth noting that 72 percent of the Fortune used offshore companies in countries with low tax rates, and that 358 companies for a total of 7622 subsidiaries.
In America, the company's profit tax is 35 percent, while abroad only 6 percent.
US authorities have reflected on the question of a ban on the use of offshore companies, since it will not only help reduce the budget deficit, but also to improve the functioning of markets.
According to the materials WELTRADE