Apple: Wozniak: Apple must pay tax bill – if it sticks

Ireland should comply with any EU fairness rules, says co-founder

4th September, 2016
Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple Computers with Ronald Wayne and the late Steve Jobs Picture: Nic Walker

Steve Wozniak, the legendary co-founder of Apple, has told The Sunday Business Post he believes Apple should pay its €13 billion tax bill to Ireland “if the bill sticks”.

Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs in 1976, said this weekend: “We all know that for amounts this large, every appeal is exercised first. If the bill ‘sticks’ then Apple should pay it.

“Apple’s corporate reputation is of the...

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