Ireland could be told to recoup €1 billion from Apple

EU Commission expected to hand out record state aid fine

30th August, 2016
Apple and Government likely to appeal EU ruling. Pic: Getty

The state looks set to be hit with a demand that it recoup about €1 billion in tax from Apple as the European Commission publishes the outcome of its lengthy investigation into whether the company received illegal state aid.

It is understood that the Commission will deliver the finding early on Tuesday that Apple entered into a favourable tax arrangement with the Revenue Commissioners that wasn't available to other companies. Alongside the finding it will...

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