OECD chief: other states can look for a cut of Apple’s Irish tax bill

Head of OECD’s tax-avoidance watchdog warns EU shouldn’t duplicate his organisation’s work

26th March, 2017
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The head of the OECD’s tax-avoidance watchdog has said that countries who feel they are entitled to some of the €13 billion Apple could be forced to pay Ireland in back taxes should “go for it”.

Pascal Saint-Amans, who is director of the OECD’s centre for tax policy, steers its global anti-avoidance effort and is one of the most influential global voices on tax avoidance, told The Sunday Business Post that...

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