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Apple wins case against Irish €13bn back tax order

27 days ago   |   By Electronics Weekly

The EC order that Apple pay €13 billion to Ireland has been over-ruled by the EU's General Court. The EC can now appeal the decision to the ECJ. The case arose from the very low tax rate which Ireland imposed on Apple. The EC argued that the low tax rate amounted to illegal state aid....
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Apple and Ireland win appeal over EU's €13bn tax demand

Apple and Ireland win appeal over EU's €13bn tax demand

27 days ago   |   By Wessexfm

Apple and Ireland have won an appeal against an EU order that the tech giant pay the country €13bn in back taxes.
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EU Court annuls €13B Irish tax bill for Apple

27 days ago   |   By Politico

The EU General Court ruled today that the European Commission was wrong to order Ireland to claw back €13 billion in unpaid taxes plus interest from Apple .
The judges overruled the 2016 decision by EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager that by not taxing the bulk of Apple's global profits which were funneled through the country, Ireland had granted Apple illegal state aid.
“The Commission did not succeed in showing to the requisite legal standard that ,” the Court said in a statement.
The three lines of reasoning that the Commission developed were annulled in a total defeat for...
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Apple wins £11.8 billion tax case over the EU

Apple wins £11.8 billion tax case over the EU

27 days ago   |   By Metro

The Apple Store at Fifth Avenue in New York
Apple has won an appeal against a €13bn tax fine from the European Commission.
EU lawmakers have been deliberating over the tech giant's Irish back taxes payments for ten months.
Initially the European Commission said Apple benefited from illegal state aid via two Irish tax rulings that artificially reduced its tax burden for over two decades - to as low as 0.005% in 2014.
However, the tech giant and Ireland itself launched an appeal that was upheld by Europe's second-highest court, the General Court.
‘The General Court annuls the contested...
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Apple has won its appeal against paying $15 billion in back taxes to Ireland

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple has won its appeal against an EU order to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes to Ireland, per a ruling on Wednesday by Europe's second-highest court.
The EU ordered Apple to cough up the tax in 2016 after ruling that the firm had benefited from illegal state aid from Ireland, a low-tax regime.
According to the EU, Apple has benefited from reduced taxes in Ireland for two decades, paying as little as 0.005% corporate tax in 2014.
Apple and Ireland launched the appeal in September 2019.
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