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Why all of the NBA’s “bubble” spending is probably worth it
Jul 15, 2020

Why all of the NBA’s “bubble” spending is probably worth it

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Before men's pro basketball restarts on July 30, everyone is quarantining in a "bubble" at Disney World. What is that costing the NBA? Plus, an EU court rules on Apple's taxes. And, the July 15 tax deadline is here.

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Apple wins court battle with EU over $15 billion in back taxes

The EU had accused Apple of getting special treatment in Ireland and avoiding paying its fair share of taxes.
Apple’s European operations are based in Ireland, where the corporate tax rate is a lot lower than in many other European countries.
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A busy year for tax accountants, even with a July 15 filing deadline

Jul 15, 2020
They've been processing PPP loans, and also simply helping clients navigate a tough financial climate.
The tax season is far from over, too. Some are applying for the Oct. 15 extension.
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The economics of the NBA "bubble"

Jul 15, 2020
What the Disney World bubble is costing the NBA in its effort to keep players safe — and why it's probably money well spent.
Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Basketball Kurtis Blow

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer