Apple stung with UK tax charge

Relations between Apple and the Irish government have deteriorated in recent months

11th January, 2018
The Revenue and Customs service in Britain has hit Apple with a tax and interest bill of €153 million

Britains' Revenue and Customs service has delivered the latest tax blow to US tech giant Apple, forcing the company to hand over an extra £136 million (€153 million) in tax and interest after “an extensive audit”.

The tax was paid by Apple Europe, one of the tech firm's British subsidiaries, with the British tax authorities claiming that the company had not received sufficient commission on sales it helped secure. Apple Europe is engaged...

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