Ireland caught between Apple and a hard place

Dublin had been warned and by this stage the government should have known the European Commission means Business

5th October, 2017
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The EU axes are out for Apple and the Irish government

The Apple case just got worse for Ireland. How could it possibly get worse? And who could have seen this one coming? Well, actually, it wasn’t hard, or even that complicated.

In May, Margrethe Vestager delivered a clear warning that Ireland was in danger of provoking further reaction from Brussels over its failure to collect €13 billion in back taxes she says the computing giant owes us.

In an interview with CNBC (Ireland...

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