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

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Now, if some specific company gets a better treatment than others, it can be ruled a "state aid" - the government "pays" the company renouncing to taxes - which is forbidden by EU rules.

Not to mention extremely unfair to other companies, Irish or foreign.

Any true free market enthusiast should actually be cheering the Commission, even if they don't like taxation: if there are taxes, the same rules shall apply to everyone, so as to not distort the market.

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