Apple tax bill could climb by €9bn as firms dig in

Apple tax bill could climb by €9bn as firms dig in

UCC economist Seamus Coffey argues that changes to Apple’s Irish operation in 2015 might cost the company as much as €3 billion per year

Apple could end up owing Ireland another €9 billion on top of the €13 billion it is already facing in back taxes, according to the one of the state’s leading corporate tax experts.

The argument by UCC economist Seamus Coffey comes as The Sunday Business Post reveals that accountancy firms and business lobby groups are digging in against European proposals to increase disclosure obligations on the tax affairs of multinational companies.

Coffey, who wrote the Department...

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