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-- you very much involved tied to our -- easier to former commerce secretary of these United States Carlos Gutierrez of course is number.
Don't CEO as well also he can weigh in on all of these aspects -- you know you look at this right now and and but we've -- editors accompanied it pays a lot of money in taxes.
Provides a lot of doesn't appear at a broad getting raked over the coals but folks in congress who have -- and provided.
None of -- about.
Well and -- had there ever had the experience of managing a global company but.
You know -- we are constantly behind the times content congress is fifty years behind the tax code it's a global world.
Apple does over 60% of their business overseas I mean this is a big global we're so insular about this and so -- I even know exactly when it was a big issue during the campaign last year and you try to explain to people -- and again and again.
Yeah it it did they just don't understand these -- what what progress from what worries me Neal is it you they've had this infrastructure in place for since 1980.
I think Apple's big mistake Apple's -- team has been to be too big -- -- successful.
And that's when congress schools after you that's pretty scary that that is not the same new oil industry the Biotech industry and in the meantime let's say reported -- -- beleaguered -- her -- that's right eight that's right what's happening to us the American dream is great until you achieve it.
Then watch out.
-- -- is -- -- those secretary and I'm wondering when I'm.
Went on -- -- -- successful CEO said we -- well apple coming off its hard I guess I should disclose an apple shareholder.
But it it it -- they're treated like -- not.
It's today one thing is taxes it is a cost so they go where they can find the best materials -- low.
Low cost would be to find the best human capital cost and also where they could manage your tax cost.
They're doing what -- people seems but apparently there's -- game and unintended consequences are exactly what's happening -- that is Congress's fault.
But then when when they do occur they blame the person who was following the law this is ridiculous.
Taxes are becoming a political tool.
Now -- -- talking about maybe.
You know skirting the issue does that maybe we've got to get a simplified tax would you dedicated that.
Many argue that with the -- session going on in Washington and everyone focused on when he fourteen.
That we're not gonna get that now when that but the crisis moment.
Has slipped away I'm not saying scandal -- investigations aren't worth that are justified I think people can multitask but.
But we lost that opportunity to -- that.
Well I think the IRS scandal has really I mean I I I think that's the one that has woken up the whole country.
Big guys he's kind of abstract.
You know that's the one that resonates with the public I mean this is what you look around the world this is what authoritarian governments do.
When they want to go after a government and by the way we have laws in place have to -- to make sure they didn't keep doing well obviously -- exactly pigs I mean this is this is not only outrageous it is terrifying.
For the average citizen so -- you know that this is an investigation worth having we have to even if it means it gets in the way of addressing a simplified tax cut.
Well we have.
Again as as you said we can do we can -- both -- you can -- you've got -- -- antibiotic -- able to and we got to be ahead of the times in the -- -- reacting to somebody is absolutely that's absolutely secretary thank you so much.
All right Carlos Gutierrez are --
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