Apple paid only 1.9 pct tax on earnings outside US - Article Photos 1/3

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, photo, customers wait in the Apple store in Hong Kong to buy Apple's iPad Mini. Apple Inc. paid a rate of only 1.9 percent income tax on its earnings outside the U.S. in its latest fiscal year, a regulatory filing by the company shows. The world's most valuable company paid $713 million in tax on foreign earnings of $36.8 billion in the fiscal year ended Sept. 29, according to the financial statement filed on Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)