NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook is not mincing words when it comes to his thoughts on the tax battle facing his company.

“It is total political crap,” said Cook in an interview with the Irish Independent when discussing the European Union’s ruling on Tuesday that Apple must pay $14.5 billion in what it says are unpaid back taxes.

Apple is under fire over allegations it pays little in taxes in Ireland, a country with a low corporate tax rate (12.5%). According to the EU Apple paid just 0.005% on European profits in 2014...see more

source: usatoday