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December 3, 2017
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Activist group occupies French Apple stores in protest of unpaid Irish taxes

An activist organization staged a series of protests at French Apple stores on Saturday, calling on the company to pay the $ 15.5 billion in back taxes the Irish government has been ordered to collect by the European Commission. AppleInsider … Continue reading

August 17, 2017
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Irish finance minister decries EU’s demand for $15B+ in Apple back taxes, says it’s not Ireland’s job

In a German interview this week, Ireland’s finance minister attacked the European Commission’s ruling calling for the collection of $ 15 billion in back taxes (plus interest) from Apple, saying it was both unjustified and outside Ireland’s responsibility. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 5, 2017
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Feds said to have filed appeal opposing Apple’s retroactive $14.8 billion Irish tax bill

In a first formal step opposing the blockbuster tax ruling by the European Union, the U.S. government has reportedly filed with the European Union General Court to opposition the $ 14.8 billion mandate by the European Commission. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

August 26, 2016
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Apple gets green light to add 1,000 jobs at Irish headquarters

More than nine months after Apple first announced plans to expand its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland, and amid an EU probe into questionable tax practices, the company was recently granted approval to add 1,000 people to its workforce over … Continue reading

January 24, 2016
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This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

Developments in the "real" world grabbed many headlines this week, including a bomb threat in Ireland, a new iOS development center in Italy and worries that Apple’s battery suppliers are using child labor. The company meanwhile released a bevy of … Continue reading