Officials 'preparing for the worst' on Apple

Noonan briefed on two crucial questions

9th June, 2016
Finance officials await Apple tax verdict Pic Getty

As Ireland braces itself for a possible European Union order to claw back Apple’s unpaid taxes, government officials have warned Finance Minister Michael Noonan that he would face two crucial questions upon delivery of a ruling that could come “soon".

The first is whether to appeal at the EU’s top court. The second, is what to do with the “large recovery amounts” pending the outcome. Ireland could be sitting on the cash...

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