EU COMMISSION APPEALS AFTER LOSING APPLE $15B TAX CASE
AppleMagazine|AppleMagazine #466
EU COMMISSION APPEALS AFTER LOSING APPLE $15B TAX CASE
The European Commission said it is appealing a court decision that Apple doesn’t have to repay 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland.

The appeal comes after the U.S. tech giant scored a big recent legal victory in its long battle with the European Union’s executive Commission, which has been trying to rein in multinationals’ ability to strike special tax deals with individual EU countries.

The EU’s General Court ruled that the commission wrongly declared in 2016 that Apple was given illegal state aid when it struck a low tax rate agreement with Irish authorities.

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