Ireland

Apple may lose EU State aid dispute, tax experts say

December 20, 2016

The EU Commission, on December 19, released the public version of its decision, announced last August, determining that Ireland granted illegal State aid to Apple by issuing the company's subsidiaries overly-generous private tax rulings. A lot is at stake, including . . .

Ireland appeals Apple state aid decision

November 10, 2016

The Irish government today filed suit to annul the EU Commission's decision in the Apple case, which concluded that Ireland granted Apple about €13 billion (USD 14.5 billion) in illegal state aid by . . .

Ireland granted Apple illegal state aid through tax rulings sanctioning stateless income, EU says

August 30, 2016

The European Commission on August 30 announced it has concluded that Ireland granted Apple about €13 billion (USD 14.5 billion) in illegal state aid by issuing tax rulings to the company that inappropriately lowered its tax liability in 2003--2014. To restore fair competition, Apple must repay the aid to plus interest, the Commission said. The determination comes after a two year investigation . . .

More:

Apple CEO calls state aid decision "political crap": Los Angeles Times→

Obama to address Apple decision at G20: AP→

Apple, Starbucks, Fiat rulings "out of line with economic reality," Vestager explains: European Commission→

Irish Cabinet agrees to appeal Apple decision: RTE News→

Obama to address Apple decision at G20: AP→

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