Jan 18, 2018 - Technology

Tim Cook: Apple investing billions in U.S. thanks to tax cuts

Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

Apple CEO Tim Cook told ABC on Wednesday that Apple will now be "paying $38 billion that we would not have paid" under the old tax system, but will be paying less over time, which is "one reason why we can... invest over $350 billion in the United States."

Why it matters: Axios' Ina Fried reported that Apple plans to open its second corporate campus in the U.S. in its plan to add $350 billion to the U.S. economy over the next five years. It also plans to create an additional 20,000 jobs in the United States. Trump reportedly called Cook and thanked him.

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