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Bloomberg: Apple Averts $9.2 Billion in Taxes with Debt Deal
/ May 3, 2013 12:11 pm

Apple-logoBloomberg reports that Apple Inc. has avoided approximately $9.2 billion in taxes by financing part of a $55 billion stock buyback with debt instead of offshore cash that would have been billed by the U.S. government, Moody’s Investment Services estimates. Gerald Granovsky, SVP at Moody’s said that according to the current interest rates, Apple will pay interest of approximately $308 million a year on the $17 billion bond offering.  Read more

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