corporate structures

corporate structures

Tax: how Amazon passed the Slough test and prospered

www.guardian.co.uk
HMRC believes Amazon has no fixed place of business in the UK. Perhaps it needs to look again at what goes on in BerkshireThe way companies are taxed has changed with the way corporations have developed in the last 100 years, expanding beyond national borders. The emergence of substantial international...
Tax: how Amazon passed the Slough test and prospered

Two Mystery Companies Owned By Twitter Just Surfaced In Ireland

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Thanks to paperwork Twitter has to file in Ireland, we seem to have discovered two previously unknown Twitter subsidiaries--which may well point to some unreported acquisitions the company made. When a startup gets swallowed up by a bigger company, it doesn't just disappear. Traces of its existence haunt corporate databases....
Two Mystery Companies Owned By Twitter Just Surfaced In Ireland

The Carr-Benkler wager and the peer-powered economy

gigaom.com
When you look around at the web and the state of the online economy, does it look like it has been colonized by large corporations for their own purposes, or do you see a world that is powered primarily by peer-to-peer networks? That’s the question behind one of the...
The Carr-Benkler wager and the peer-powered economy

This app teaches you about startup culture and business using mobile flash cards

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If you’re wondering how to get started with your own company and are looking to Silicon Valley as a measuring stick, you might want to make sure you’re up on all of the latest buzzwords and who’s who in technology. One of the best ways to learn things is by...
This app teaches you about startup culture and business using mobile flash cards

Apple dodged paying billions in taxes, subcommittee says

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A senate panel releases a lengthy report detailing how the tech company has used offshore corporate structures to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes. [Read more]...
Apple dodged paying billions in taxes, subcommittee says
As Long As It's Legal, Corporations Will Act Selfishly

From ClownCo to Video Star: Hulu beyond Jason Kilar

gigaom.com
In 2007, when I first heard about Hulu, it was not-so-lovingly labelled ClownCo by Google insiders and many of my colleagues in the technology blogging world. I mocked the company and even created a NewCo wreck watch countdown clock before the ClownCo went down in flames. Along came Jason Kilar...
From ClownCo to Video Star: Hulu beyond Jason Kilar
Keen On… Insane Simplicity: The Obession That Drives Apple’s Success [TCTV]

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

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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. The unusual result is possible because the iPhone maker’s key foreign subsidiaries argue...
Apple Pays No Tax on Much of Its Overseas Income, Senate Panel Finds
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