Apple + tax, referring to the Apple corporation.
Apple tax (plural Apple taxes)
- (slang) the price premium paid by Macintosh users over that of a Wintel PC of comparable power and features
- (slang) by extension, the price premium paid by consumers of Apple consumer products over comparable devices from competitors
- (slang) the large cut of the gross paid to iTunes from every sale on iTunes by content providers, over how much a cut is given at other online retailers