EU Apple-Irish state aid announcement coming soon

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Padaung, Aug 30, 2016.

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  1. Padaung macrumors 6502

    Padaung

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    This might be an expensive day for Apple. And it may be a landmark day for how large international companies have to report their tax affairs in the future. I'm not suggesting that Apple, Google, Starbucks, Facebook etc have done anything illegal regarding their tax payments in the past - I believe them when they say they've complied to the various state laws. I just think the various state laws may soon be on the change...

    https://twitter.com/tconnellyRTE/status/770555977624129536

    https://twitter.com/tconnellyRTE/status/770556911565541377
     
  2. MRU macrumors demi-god

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    Apart from the fact the Irish government have already stated they won't be seeking any money from Apple regardless and it will undoubtably end up being contested. It will be years before Apple have to pay anything, if they do ....
     
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