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IRS explains how to do taxes for your bitcoin

In a new FAQ, the Internal Revenue Services explains that the digital currency should be considered property for your tax purposes.

By March 25, 2014


Cook hits back at tax critics, says Apple pays its fair share

Apple CEO Tim Cook offers impassioned rejoinder to critics claiming the company uses gimmicks and tax loopholes.

By May 21, 2013


Yahoo to close Alibaba share buy-back next week

The Chinese Internet giant will pay $7.6 billion to buy back half the 40 percent stake that Yahoo owns, sources tell All Things D.

By September 11, 2012


Yahoo strikes deal to sell half of Alibaba stake

Internet pioneer will sell about half its shares in the China e-commerce giant for $7 billion.

By May 20, 2012


Internet tax bill targets all digital downloads

The U.S. Senate is set to vote Monday on a tax bill that would levy new fees on people who download digital products including movies, music, apps, and even WordPress themes.

By May 6, 2013


Congressional report dings Microsoft, HP for avoiding taxes

Report examines how two of technology's biggest companies exploited weaknesses and loopholes in tax and accounting rules. But they're not doing anything illegal.

By September 20, 2012


Senate embraces Internet taxes

Senators vote 75 to 24 to glue an endorsement of Internet sales taxes onto a Democratic budget bill, despite opponents predicting the idea is antibusiness and a "bureaucratic nightmare."

By March 22, 2013


Looming Internet sales tax bill jolts consumers, retailers

The U.S. Senate begins debate on a proposed law that would require Internet retailers to collect sales taxes around the country, despite objections from online sellers that the bill goes too far.

By April 22, 2013


Internet tax proposal up for a vote in Senate this week

Internet tax supporters, with backing from Walmart, Macy's, and Best Buy, are hoping a Senate vote will give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales tax when shopping online.

By March 21, 2013


California targets Kindle lab in Amazon tax spat

New law says the presence of Amazon.com subsidiaries A9 and Lab126 in California is sufficient reason to levy sales taxes on shipments into the Golden State.

By June 29, 2011