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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
New App Store policies are unclear as to whether apps that don't offer content or services qualify for subscriptions   —  From Lauren Goode's interview with Phil Schiller for The Verge, specifically regarding the new 85/15 revenue split after the first year of a subscription (italic emphasis mine):
Jun 9, 2016, 12:55 AMIn context
The Local:
Apple agrees to pay €318M in taxes to close the investigation into €1B of undeclared profits by its Italian subsidiary, tax office confirms   —  Apple to pay €318m in tax owed to Italy  —  US tech giant Apple has agreed to pay €318 million in tax owed to Italy's inland revenue …
Dec 30, 2015, 4:33 AMIn context
Charlie Rose / CBS News:
Apple executives talk product development, encryption, taxation, labor, and more in wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview   —  What's next for Apple?  —  The technology giant's CEO, Tim Cook, addresses issues concerning his company — including encryption technology, corporate taxes, and manufacturing products in China
Dec 20, 2015, 8:30 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Apple may reduce the 30% cut it takes from publishers on Newsstand and many video providers on Apple TV   —  Apple rewrites app store economics  —  Apple is planning a departure from the pricing formula that has defined the economics of digital media for a decade …
Jun 5, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal:
Apple Warns EC Investigation Could Result in Back Tax Payments   —  Company said it may need to pay a ‘material’ amount if EC rules against Ireland  —  Apple Inc. warned investors for the first time that it may need to pay a “material” amount of back taxes to Ireland if a European Commission …
Apr 29, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple to instate country-specific app taxes in EU starting Jan. 1   —  In an email sent out to iTunes Connect members on Wednesday, Apple reminded developers of an upcoming value-added tax (VAT) rate policy change that will see customers pay fees based on their country of residence rather than other EU locales with lower taxes.
Dec 17, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Cisco expects to pay $188M to Rockstar, the Apple-owned patent licensor   —  Cisco is preparing to dole out a serious chunk of cash to settle its patent lawsuit with Rockstar, a patent-holding company created out of the ashes of Nortel, a Canadian telecom.  —  The $188-million pre-tax charge …
Nov 19, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Apple Said to Seek First Bond Offering in Euros   —  Apple Inc. (AAPL) is gearing up for its first bond offering in euros as the iPhone maker seeks to fund another round of shareholder rewards without tapping overseas cash that would be subject to repatriation taxes.
Nov 4, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Jim Edwards / Business Insider:
Apple Defends The Irish Tax Arrangement That Allegedly Saved It Billions Since The '90s   —  This is a photo of Apple's facility in Cork, Ireland, the structure that is the fruit of a deal cut between Apple and the Irish government in the late 1980s and early 1990s.  —  Apple founder Steve Jobs first opened the facility in 1980.
Sep 30, 2014, 7:15 AMIn context
Tom Fairless / Wall Street Journal:
EU Believes Apple's Irish Tax Deal Breached Rules   —  European Union Comments Outline Reasons Why it Opened an In-Depth Investigation  —  BRUSSELS—European Union regulators said Tuesday they believe that tax deals granted to Apple Inc. in Ireland constitute illegal state support for the U.S. company …
Sep 30, 2014, 4:35 AMIn context

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