Apple Tax

Apple Tax

The premium users pay for a Mac versus a comparable Windows PC. Because there are more vendors creating Windows PCs and software, there is more competition, and Windows products tend to be less expensive than Mac equivalents. Mac proponents say the Apple Tax is well worth it, while Windows proponents disagree, especially in companies that use hundreds or thousands of computers.
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Since the early 1990s, the government of Ireland has calculated Apple's taxable income in such a way as to produce an effective rate in the low single digits," Apple tax chief Bullock testified.
Wednesday's New York Times had the headline "Even Before Apple Tax Breaks, Ireland's Policy Had Critics".