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EC starts formal complaint over Apple tax deal in Ireland

Tuesday 30 September 2014 | 13:48 CET | News
The European Commission has confirmed a formal investigation into Apple's tax status in Ireland. In June 2013, the EC asked Ireland to provide more information on its tax rulings policy and in particular an agreement with Apple's international and European sales organisations dating from 1991 and renewed in 2007. After several exchanges of information, the EC started in March this year looking at whether the advance tax rulings could constitute a form of state aid for Apple, allowing it to lower its tax liability and gain a competitive advantage. Apple has several international subsidiaries

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: Europe / Ireland / World
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