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Europe to order Apple to cough up 'one beeellion Euros in back taxes'

Charlie Clark Silver badge

Re: Who are the taxes payable TO?

Sweetheart deals like this are often part of a country's approach to get companies to move to them: "build a factory here and pay x % less tax for ten years". Ireland doesn't want to lose this particular bargaining chip from future negotiations.

But no doubt, together with Big IT's accountants, they'll dream up some other wheeze.

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