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Zuckerberg would pay a billion dollars in taxes for the year

Zuckerberg would pay a billion dollars in taxes for the yearTax account of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2012 may exceed a billion dollars. It is reported by CNNMoney citing three of Chartered Accountants (Certified Public Accountant, CPA).

On the day of the IPO (initial public offering) Facebook May 18, 2012 Zuckerberg exercises option on 60 million shares at a price of six cents per share. Type the founder of the social network options are taxed as ordinary income (ie, income derived not from capital gains).

Even if the securities are sold, the tax authorities believe that the holder of the option on the day of implementation of the income received, the size of which is determined as the difference between prescribed in the option and the market value of the shares. Facebook shares were priced at $ 38 apiece. At the auction on March 28 securities fell by nearly two percent to 25.6 dollars.

Facebook announced a billion monthly users

Facebook announced a billion monthly usersMonthly, Facebook surpassed the mark of 1 billion people, said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. According to him, a billion people since the creation of Facebook put 1130000000000 "likes", 219 billion photos uploaded and more than 17 billion times marked its location.

According to Zuckerberg, a billion users for Facebook – this is not the limit in the future through the development of a number of countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the social network is going to continue to grow the base.

According to published reports, a billion Internet users around 600 million people are working with her on mobile phones. That's almost 50 million more than in June of this year when Facebook published the previous statistics.