When the politicians start demonizing the corporations and talking about hitting them with a VAT (Value Added Tax), remember this one little thing: Corporations do not pay this tax...the consumer does. The companies just roll it into the price, as part of overhead, and we get stuck paying the tax. - Brian
Apple Bumps UK Prices as VAT Rises
Monday January 03, 2011 09:07 PM EST
Written by Eric Slivka
The price increases have resulted in Apple straying from its usual price point targets, as an entry-level 13" MacBook Pro or 21.5" iMac that previously cost £999 with VAT now goes for £1020, while the entry-level Mac Pro price has moved from £1999 to £2041.
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