Apple CEO has given a wide-ranging interview to the AllthingsD.com website (part of the Dow Jones Company). In the ten-minute segment below he reflects on his recent appearance before the US Senate Permanent Sub-Committee on Investigations on Apple’s tax strategies.
About 5:25 into the video he says:
“I’ve seen something in the press that says that some people think that we have a deal with the Irish, a special deal with the Irish government, to pay two per cent flat tax rate. We have no special deal with the Irish government that gives us a two per cent flat tax rate. So let me just set that aside.”
One wonders why he didn’t say that in response to a direct question on the alleged 2% rate from Senator Claire McCaskill at last week’s hearing. Bit late now.Tweet