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# apple-tax - Thursday 16 July, 2020

'A marathon, not a sprint': European Commission says the fight over Apple tax and Ireland isn't over
# Round One
# Round One

'A marathon, not a sprint': European Commission says the fight over Apple tax and Ireland isn't over

Jul 16th 2020, 2:21 PM 14,255 Views 47 Comments

Margrethe Vestager has said the EU would analyse yesterday’s judgement before deciding on an appeal.

# apple-tax - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

An EU court has ruled in favour of Apple and Ireland in the €13 billion tax row. So what happens now?
# The Saga Continues
# The Saga Continues

An EU court has ruled in favour of Apple and Ireland in the €13 billion tax row. So what happens now?

Jul 15th 2020, 3:26 PM 15,360 Views 24 Comments

Officials are already exploring the possibility of using a Treaty article to crack down on low-tax countries.

Apple and Ireland win appeal against European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Apple and Ireland win appeal against European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling

Updated Jul 15th 2020, 3:25 PM 90,300 Views 204 Comments

The European Commission previously ordered the US company to hand back €13 billion in unpaid tax.

# apple-tax - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there

Jul 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 17,624 Views 39 Comments

Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.

# apple-tax - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

€14 billion Apple tax fund could lose €70 million this year
# Sweetheart Deal
# Sweetheart Deal

€14 billion Apple tax fund could lose €70 million this year

Oct 1st 2019, 8:29 AM 19,010 Views 46 Comments

The fund is to be held in escrow until the outcome of legal challenges to the European Commission’s landmark ruling in 2016.

# apple-tax - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today
# State Aid
# State Aid

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today

Sep 17th 2019, 6:54 AM 23,003 Views 56 Comments

The government has already spent over €7 million in legal fees and other costs preparing the case.

# apple-tax - Friday 13 September, 2019

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week
# State Aid
# State Aid

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week

Sep 13th 2019, 2:17 PM 13,813 Views 61 Comments

The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

# apple-tax - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s
# State Papers
# State Papers

Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s

Dec 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,235 Views 40 Comments

A letter from John Bruton to Alan Dukes has been released to the national archives.

# apple-tax - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Sep 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 42,837 Views 110 Comments

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

# apple-tax - Friday 18 May, 2018

Apple has paid around €1.5 billion into an Irish escrow account
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Apple has paid around €1.5 billion into an Irish escrow account

May 18th 2018, 12:19 PM 24,348 Views 51 Comments

Just in time for the weekend and all.

# apple-tax - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland
# Resting In My Account
# Resting In My Account

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland

Mar 7th 2018, 10:24 AM 69,531 Views 141 Comments

The money will be held in an escrow account subject to an appeal by Ireland.

# apple-tax - Monday 4 December, 2017

Government to start collecting €13 billion in Apple tax in the New Year
# 13 Billion Reasons Why
# 13 Billion Reasons Why

Government to start collecting €13 billion in Apple tax in the New Year

Dec 4th 2017, 4:40 PM 25,012 Views 65 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said that the cash will “be transmitted across the first quarter of next year”.

# apple-tax - Thursday 30 November, 2017

The government isn't saying when the €13 billion from Apple will be recovered
# Public Accounts Committee
# Public Accounts Committee

The government isn't saying when the €13 billion from Apple will be recovered

Nov 30th 2017, 2:40 PM 9,362 Views 31 Comments

Collecting the money requires a “bespoke solution”, a top official said.

# apple-tax - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Debate Room: We should take Apple's €13 billion to halve housing lists
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Debate Room: We should take Apple's €13 billion to halve housing lists

Oct 10th 2017, 6:45 AM 7,088 Views 83 Comments

The European Commission announced last week that it is taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover €13 billion of tax due from Apple.

# apple-tax - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple

Oct 4th 2017, 11:10 AM 26,307 Views 162 Comments

The government said it is “extremely disappointed” by the move.

# apple-tax - Thursday 14 September, 2017

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

Sep 14th 2017, 12:01 AM 13,146 Views 53 Comments

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

# apple-tax - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill
# Hold Me Tender
# Hold Me Tender

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill

Jul 25th 2017, 6:01 AM 37,350 Views 48 Comments

The State is appealing the bill but will still need to collect the money first.

# apple-tax - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling
# Expensive Apples
# Expensive Apples

'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 11,781 Views 22 Comments

The tech giant has been ordered to hand over the huge sum for illegal state aid.

# apple-tax - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling
# State Aid
# State Aid

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling

Feb 16th 2017, 4:44 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

But European officials said the unsolicited report from PwC ‘misinterpreted’ the relevant rules.

# apple-tax - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Ireland is expected to get 'large majority' of Apple's €13 billion unpaid tax bill
# Tax Sovereignty
# Tax Sovereignty

Ireland is expected to get 'large majority' of Apple's €13 billion unpaid tax bill

Jan 31st 2017, 5:21 PM 32,386 Views 71 Comments

Margrethe Vestager added the deadline for Apple to deposit money into an escrow account has passed.

# apple-tax - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apple boss Tim Cook will NOT be coming to Leinster House
# Not Attending
# Not Attending

Apple boss Tim Cook will NOT be coming to Leinster House

Jan 5th 2017, 2:00 PM 11,876 Views 22 Comments

Cook was invited to speak before the Oireachtas Finance Committee.

# apple-tax - Monday 19 December, 2016

Poll: Is the Government right to appeal the Apple Tax ruling?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the Government right to appeal the Apple Tax ruling?

Dec 19th 2016, 9:48 AM 22,667 Views 127 Comments

Today the EC will publish the legal rationale for the €13 billion penalty for unpaid taxes it applied to Apple at the end of August.

# apple-tax - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Revenue has begun calculating the tax owed to it by Apple if Government appeal fails
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Revenue has begun calculating the tax owed to it by Apple if Government appeal fails

Oct 13th 2016, 5:57 PM 11,884 Views 55 Comments

Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane said Revenue chief Niall Cody’s appearance at the PAC raised more questions than answers.

# apple-tax - Monday 19 September, 2016

Margrethe Vestager, scourge of Apple, is going after more multinationals
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Margrethe Vestager, scourge of Apple, is going after more multinationals

Sep 19th 2016, 10:20 AM 16,806 Views 56 Comments

Late last week, 185 American CEOs asked German chancellor Angela Merkel to intervene in Vestager’s €13 billion Apple tax ruling.

# apple-tax - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

MEPs laugh at Jean-Claude Juncker when he says Europe is fighting tax evasion
# Bite Of The Apple
# Bite Of The Apple

MEPs laugh at Jean-Claude Juncker when he says Europe is fighting tax evasion

Sep 14th 2016, 10:08 AM 20,859 Views 87 Comments

Earlier, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes said: “Changing the rules, however appalling [they are], is not smart.”

# apple-tax - Monday 12 September, 2016

'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months
# Endapendent Alliance
# Endapendent Alliance

'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months

Sep 12th 2016, 10:22 AM 14,874 Views 102 Comments

The Taoiseach has also given his thoughts on THAT John Halligan interview.

# apple-tax - Friday 9 September, 2016

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?

Sep 9th 2016, 7:07 PM 25,241 Views 58 Comments

FactCheck looks into a set a claims made over the airwaves and in the Dáil in the past week.

# apple-tax - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Sinn Féin's new billboard says Fine Gael is 'playing for the wrong team' over Apple
# Rotten Apple
# Rotten Apple

Sinn Féin's new billboard says Fine Gael is 'playing for the wrong team' over Apple

Sep 8th 2016, 12:15 PM 12,195 Views 134 Comments

The party is having a pop at the government over the Apple tax appeal.

# apple-tax - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling
# State Aid
# State Aid

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

Sep 7th 2016, 10:15 PM 36,521 Views 163 Comments

The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal

Sep 7th 2016, 7:16 PM 16,953 Views 96 Comments

Sweetheart deals are “not the way we do business here,” he said.

TDs are coming back from their summer holidays early to talk about the Apple tax ruling
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

TDs are coming back from their summer holidays early to talk about the Apple tax ruling

Sep 7th 2016, 6:10 AM 6,058 Views 40 Comments

TDs are back in the Dáil today to discuss the government’s decision to appeal the European Commission’s Apple tax ruling.

# apple-tax - Monday 5 September, 2016

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China
# Talk Of The Town
# Talk Of The Town

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China

Sep 5th 2016, 9:10 AM 10,052 Views 59 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US

# apple-tax - Sunday 4 September, 2016

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?

Sep 4th 2016, 10:00 PM 37,079 Views 57 Comments

The company’s CEO Tim Cook made the claim this week, and Michael Noonan repeated it. We checked it out.

Micheál Martin on Apple tax: "We believe an appeal is essential"
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin on Apple tax: "We believe an appeal is essential"

Sep 4th 2016, 3:44 PM 15,782 Views 121 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader says “certainty” around Ireland’s tax policy is vital.

# apple-tax - Friday 2 September, 2016

The Apple ruling has ruined some weekend plans for some Oireachtas workers
# Oireachtas Report
# Oireachtas Report

The Apple ruling has ruined some weekend plans for some Oireachtas workers

Sep 2nd 2016, 8:12 PM 14,329 Views 35 Comments

Voting and sound systems within the Dáil chamber have to be upgraded.

'Cruel promises made to the Irish people that Apple's billions would go to hospitals'
# Show Of Unity
# Show Of Unity

'Cruel promises made to the Irish people that Apple's billions would go to hospitals'

Sep 2nd 2016, 8:00 PM 19,150 Views 67 Comments

Members of the Independent Alliance said it would back the appeal in order to keep the government in power.

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:02 PM 40,054 Views 240 Comments

The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.

Greystones is getting an immense tree carving 'in honour of Apple's €13bn'
# Forbidden Fruit
From The Daily Edge
# Forbidden Fruit

Greystones is getting an immense tree carving 'in honour of Apple's €13bn'

Sep 2nd 2016, 10:05 AM 5,467 Views 2 Comments

Carver John Hayes is hard at work.

# apple-tax - Thursday 1 September, 2016

FactCheck: How many people actually work for foreign companies in Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many people actually work for foreign companies in Ireland?

Sep 1st 2016, 8:16 PM 44,156 Views 78 Comments

We heard all kinds of numbers from several politicians this week. FactCheck gets to the truth.

"The Irish government has done absolutely nothing wrong" - Tim Cook
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

"The Irish government has done absolutely nothing wrong" - Tim Cook

Sep 1st 2016, 5:10 PM 37,794 Views 179 Comments

The Apple CEO has come out swinging since yesterday’s decision by the EC to bill his company €13 billion for unpaid Irish taxes.

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