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EU states seek share of Irish tax windfall from Apple

Monday 12 September 2016 | 10:09 CET | News
A number of EU countries intend to seek a share of the tax windfall Ireland was ordered by the Euoprean Commission to recover from Apple. According to German paper Handelsblatt, Austria, Spain, Italy and France all asked "in one way or another" for a share of the tax at the recent meeting of EU finance ministers in Bratislava. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble said it was not yet clear how other countries could claim part of the tax, although the Commission had said this was a possibility. Schauble told Politico.eu that the finance ministers agreed that the European Commission will

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: Europe
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