Cook claims Apple had no tax deal with government

Tech giant boss hoping European Commission will deliver favourable ruling

21st August, 2016
Tim Cook of Apple is hopeful of a favourable hearing by the EC Picture: Getty

Apple boss Tim Cook has said there was no special deal with the Irish government that allowed it to avoid paying tax on its huge profits.

In a lengthy interview with the Washington Post last week, Cook said he was hopeful that the European Commission would deliver a favourable ruling on its long-running investigation into the state’s dealings with the company.

“It’s important for everyone to understand that the allegation made in the...

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