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Apple sent billions offshore to avoid Australia tax, report says

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Apple shifted billions in untaxed profits from its Australian operations to Ireland over the past decade, a report said on Thursday, as the government vowed to stop global companies from dodging their fair share of tax. 

A worker is seen cleaning glass panels of the Apple store in Sydney, on April 8, 2013

An investigation by the Australian Financial Review obtained 10 years worth of financial accounts for Apple Sales International -- an arm of the organisation it described as the "secretive" Irish company at the heart of the group's global tax arrangements.

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