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Steve Wozniak, who founded Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976, told the BBC that he doesn't like to think that Apple wouldn't pay the same rate of tax as a person.
Wozniak designed both the Apple I and Apple II computers for the company – both crucial stages in the evolution of modern computing - and when the company launched, he answered all phone calls about problems with the products.Some of his friends believed that one thing that drew Jobs to Baez was the fact that she used to date Bob Dylan."Steve loved that connection to Dylan," said Jobs' college friend Elizabeth Holmes." The relationship fizzled out when it became clear that Jobs wanted children and Baez did not.A European Commission investigation has revealed that Apple may owe as much as $8 billion (£5.6 billion) in taxes.Wozniak, who left Apple in 1985, said he and Jobs assumed when they founded Apple that they would pay taxes on it.When asked if he thought Apple should pay 50 per cent tax, he said: "I think every company in the world should." Apple is registered to pay tax in Ireland on much of its European business, where tax is 12.5 per cent compared to the 25 per cent in the UK.
Corporate tax is 35 per cent in the US, but Oxfam data has shown that Apple has an effective US tax rate of 26 per cent because of money it receives in tax breaks and almost $200 million held offshore.
This turned out to be the beginning of Woz extricating himself from his full-time role at Apple.
Although he technically remains an Apple employee to this day, he had other interests he wanted to pursue.
"I had more than a hundred hours, including every concert on the '65 and '66 tour," said Jobs.
"Instead of big speakers I bought a pair of awesome headphones and would just lie in my bed and listen to that stuff for hours." • In 1982, Jobs was introduced to Joan Baez by her sister Mimi Farina. "It turned into a serious relationship between two accidental friends who became lovers," said Jobs.
February 7, 1981: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is involved in a serious plane crash, resulting in his first lengthy leave of absence from the company.