National tax sovereignty must be defended

National tax sovereignty must be defended

A company is not a citizen and does not have the same moral duties, rights or responsibilities

The publication of the EU Commission's detailed state aid ruling in the Apple case doesn't add much to what we’ve known since August. The main purpose of the publication of the state aid ruling is to fulfil the commission’s obligation to publicise details of processes and procedures, and explain how it arrived at the conclusions it did. It does nothing otherwise to advance either the commission’s own case or Ireland's position when making an appeal. Remember that the main players have already had this detail for several months.

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