Tuesday August 11, 2020

Public split on state’s decision to appeal Apple ruling, says our poll

Majority back decision, but 43 per cent feel ruling - and money - should have been accepted

25th September, 2016
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Tim Cook, chief executive, Apple

It will be one of the defining conflicts for Irish industrial policy and for our relationship with Europe, but voters are split on whether the government was right to appeal the European Commission’s finding that Apple owed Ireland €13 billion in back taxes.

A RedC/Sunday Business Post published this weekend shows that 54 per cent of voters support the appeal, but there is still sizeable opposition. Forty-three per cent say that Ireland should...

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