Apple and EU Clash in Public Ahead of Court Fight Over Tax Bill

Posted on

Source: Bloomberg, December 2, 2016

The EU’s August decision is “seriously flawed” and implies Apple products such as its best-selling smartphones are designed in the Irish city of Cork, rather than the U.S., a lawyer for the California-based tech giant argued during a state-aid conference in Copenhagen Friday. An EU official hit back, saying the company was creating a “very nice tax story.”

Ireland last month filed its appeal against the EU decision after Finance Minister Michael Noonan repeatedly said that the country “fundamentally disagrees” with the commission’s analysis and was left with no choice than to go to court.

Source article here

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s