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Apple agrees to pay £136m in back idiot taxes to UK taxman

Ken Hagan Gold badge

"Then explain Ireland?"

That's an example of a wider phenomenon whereby tax dodgers can break any *individual* law for a few years until the authorities catch up, whereupon they come to a "settlement" about previous years' mis-behaviour and have to find a new dodge in future. Since the authorities are always a few years behind the dodgers, the long-term effect is a rolling window of opportunity for the most "innovative" accountants.

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