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Apple wins EU court case over $21 billion in claimed taxes – Sydney Morning Herald

The EU Commission had claimed in 2016 that Apple had an illegal sweetheart tax deal with Irish authorities.

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The European Commission had ordered Apple to pay for gross underpayment of tax on profits across the European bloc from 2003 to 2014. The Commission concluded that Cupertino, California-based Apple used two shell companies incorporated in Ireland to permit Apple to report its Europe-wide profits at effective rates well under 1 per cent.
The Irish government immediately welcomed the ruling. “Ireland has always been clear that there was no special treatment provided” to the US company, it said in…

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