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New York Times Outs Apple, Enemy of the People, on Tax “Sidestep”

longball38884 Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 12:23 PM
Very Good Tori. The point I was making is that Nike's production costs have nothing to do with the price. They charge $200 for a pair of shoes because they CAN. And just because their production costs drop does not mean they are going to lower their price.

So it’s come to this: If you’re a successful technology company that employs 47,000 people in the U.S. along with supporting the employment of another 257,000 jobs domestically at other companies, that’s not enough.

It’s not enough that according to a company study published in the New York Times, your operations “have generated almost $5 billion in federal and state income taxes, including income taxes withheld on employee stock gains, making [you] among the top payers of U.S. income tax,” in the first half of 2012 alone.

For the folks playing at home, income taxes are THE taxes that...

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