EU extends scrutiny of Apple's Irish tax deal, FT says

The investigation may not be concluded until after next year's election

14th December, 2015
The Irish government has been sent supplementary questions in relation to the deal

The European Commission has extended its scrutiny of Apple's Irish tax deal, sending supplementary questions to the Irish government which are likely to delay completion of the investigation until after the Irish election next year, a report said.

“We do not expect any decision until after the new year,” the newspaper reported a Department of Finance spokesman as saying.

The investigation into whether Ireland offered illegal preferential tax terms to Apple began in...

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