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Everyone wants the Apple taxes that Apple doesn’t want to pay

Andy Uhler Dec 19, 2016
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Everyone wants the Apple taxes that Apple doesn’t want to pay

Andy Uhler Dec 19, 2016
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Apple filed an appeal today against a European Union decision to force the company to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes. The EU had accused Ireland of working out a sweetheart deal with Apple to pay hardly any taxes there. The EU says the deal is illegal and unfair, but Ireland is siding with Apple and filed its own appeal. 

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