Apple says $14B EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’


LUXEMBOURG – The European Union’s order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense,” the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU’s crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals. The EU executive dismissed the arguments, saying it was not … Continue reading Apple says $14B EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

Apple Takes On EU’s Vestager In Record $14 Billion Tax Fight – Slashdot


A court ruling, likely to take months, could empower or halt Vestager’s tax probes, which are now centering on fiscal deals done by Amazon.com and Alphabet. An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Apple fights the world’s biggest tax case in a quiet courtroom this week, trying to rein in the European Union’s powerful … Continue reading Apple Takes On EU’s Vestager In Record $14 Billion Tax Fight – Slashdot