June 18, 2024

The Inside Income Providers has despatched Microsoft a whopping $28.9 billion invoice for again taxes, plus penalties and curiosity.

In keeping with an SEC submitting, the IRS despatched the corporate a Notices of Proposed Adjustment (NOPAs) protecting 2004 to 2013. The IRS says Microsoft owes an extra $28.9 billion, plus penalties and curiosity.

Microsoft believes the IRS is in error and plans to problem the invoice, in keeping with the submitting:

Within the NOPAs, the IRS is looking for an extra tax cost of $28.9 billion plus penalties and curiosity. As of September 30, 2023, we imagine our allowances for earnings tax contingencies are sufficient. We disagree with the proposed changes and can vigorously contest the NOPAs via the IRS’s administrative appeals workplace and, if mandatory, judicial proceedings. We don’t count on a closing decision of those points within the subsequent 12 months. Primarily based on the data presently obtainable, we don’t anticipate a major improve or lower to our tax contingencies for these points inside the subsequent 12 months.