But, reading between the lines, it's also a carefully crafted PR drill meant to stave off criticism and curry some favor with Washington.
Despite the differences, one huge similarity joins the two new campus announcements: Job creation is a big deal for cities, especially when it comes from big-name tech and retail companies such as Apple and Amazon.
Most of that $250 billion Apple cash pile would have been held by its Irish arm up to 2014, but following a change in the tax law in Budget 2015 - which meant Irish-registered companies could no longer be regarded as "stateless" for tax purposes - the residency of that arm was moved to Jersey.
Companies that bring back money stashed overseas this year will be taxed at a 15.5 percent rate, below the new 21 percent rate for US corporate profits under the new law.
Apple also announced that it plans to invest $30 billion in capital spending in the US over the next five years, by creating 20,000 new jobs and building a new campus.
He also attributed his policies for allowing Apple to bring "massive amounts of money" back into the U.S. "I do believe the corporate tax side will result in job creation and a faster growing economy". They often contain lots of bluster about the wonderful things a given company does for the economy. Great to see Apple follow through as a result of TAX CUTS.
Apple's statement today contains some of those traits.
Opponents to the new tax law predicted much of the money firms saved from the cuts would go to share buybacks and higher dividends. It takes credit for the app economy that provides work for thousands of developers.
Ireland's Department of Finance Secretary General Derek Moran provided details about the payment in a letter to the Public Accounts Committee.
Apple's new campus won't be its "second campus" and is unlikely to rival its current headquarters, at 1 Infinite Loop, or its new $5 billion headquarters, Apple Park, both in Cupertino, California. The fund last put $390 million behind Finisar, the Texas-based supplier of lasers used in the iPhone's Face ID facial recognition system.
If Apple's overall capital expenditures continue to expand at the same rate expected this year, the $30 billion investment in the United States could represent about a third of its capital expenditures over the next five years.
The location of the new campus - which will initially house technical support for customers - will be announced later this year. S. headcount by 24,000 in the last five years.
Apple has the largest offshore cash reserves of any USA company, with about $252 billion at the end of September, the most recently reported fiscal quarter. Apple declined to comment to CNBC on the specific repatriation size. Ireland would not have benefited from the notional holding of that money here. Under the new tax bill, all overseas cash is subject to a one-time 15.5 percent tax whether Apple leaves it overseas or moves it to the United States. The economic outlook for the US continues to look better each day, too.
We'll be seeing more of Aunt Lydia's backstory , as teased by showrunner Bruce Miller in a New York Times interview a year ago . There have been scenes that they've written and shot for the series, "only to see nearly exactly the same images on television".
Her ongoing Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace kicked off in 2011 and is set to run till June next year. The statement added that Dion should be able to return to the stage for her next scheduled concert on Friday.
CES 2018 has not been about smartphones much this time around, but that isn't stopping Vivo from making its presence felt. Vivo's first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner is said to launch in the first half of this year.
They offered 10,000 euros ($12,225) to anyone with information that would resolve the case and provided a secure phone line. Serbia does not recognize the split and EU-mediated talks have been underway in a bid to normalize ties.
The Nov. 8 report showed maintenance failures that required immediate repairs to pass a follow-up inspection . The house was eventually donated to the National Park Service in 1973 because it was costly to maintain.
Perhaps that's why some of the other cast members got snubbed, but the Golden Globes don't matter too much for this show. The 75th Annual Golden Globes were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California and aired on NBC.
She said that if she was reincarnated she would be like to be a "mustang, that wild and free horse of the American West". Bardot says her fourth husband, Bernard d'Ormale, "accepts three or four animals sleeping on our big bed".
She said that while UNRWA reforms were a condition of releasing more money, the aid decision was "not aimed at punishing" anyone. Washington announced on Tuesday it would provide $60 million to the UNRWA while keeping back a further $ 65 million for now.
After reports that she was romantically involved with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair while still married to Mr. He included that she "has definitely no learning of any garden ventures financed by the Chinese government".
Residents across the city started reporting about the bright flash and boom to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Detroit . However, the measurement doesn't exactly indicate the energy that the meteor released.
By having a hard-to-find balloon and finding others' much quicker, you can earn coins and climb up an online leaderboard ranking. The update will also include some new outfits for Mario to wear on his journeys through the different kingdoms.
Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46
Her three bandmates said in a tweet that they were devastated at the passing of an "extraordinary talent". Police had initially treated Dolores' death as "unexplained" but have since said it was "non-suspicious".
Man wears 8 pairs of pants , 10 shirts; gets arrested
Sadly for Mr Hawaii the ordeal did not end there after he was turned away from a second flight with EasyJet the following day. According to authorities, he managed to put on eight pairs of jeans and ten shirts - not once, but TWICE over two days.
£96.8m Dembele faces second Barcelona lay-off
Barcelona reached the halfway point of the season unbeaten and with a nine-point lead over second-placed Atletico Madrid . Barcelona are one of three sides yet to score any goals in this period.
Padmaavat finally gets official release date
Despite Karni Sena threatening to stall theatres screening Padmavat , UP government has given a green signal to the film so far. Paramount Pictures will distribute the film across select global markets, including non-traditional territories.
Bournemouth come from behind to beat lacklustre Arsenal
After eight minutes he received the ball in the box - twisting and turning - then striking an effort against the cross bar. Bournemouth restored parity on 70 minutes as Callum Wilson turned home Ryan Fraser's cross to draw the hosts level, 1-1.
What Happened to Zuma Satellite After SpaceX Launch?
Central Intelligence Agency? - was responsible for it. "We are incredibly excited about the upcoming launch of this satellite". The two-hour primary launch was livestreamed on the internet. "We're moving forward with plans for our next launch", he said.
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