Explainer: Ireland and Apple prepare for worst with tax endgame in sight

Everything you need to know as decision on Apple’s tax dealings looms

16th June, 2016
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While Europe and global financial markets are consumed by the prospect of Brexit, business rolls on in Brussels.

Near the top of the agenda for investors continues to be the European Commission’s probe into Apple's tax arrangements in Ireland, with both the company and Ireland bracing for a decision that the government provided the iPhone maker with illegal state aid through a sweetheart deal.

When will we get the decision?

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