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The European Commission has concluded that Ireland broke EU state aid rules by granting undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to US tech giant Apple, which must now be collected from the firm with interest.
At a press conference, the Commission said it had ordered Ireland to recover the unpaid taxes from Apple for the years 2003-14.
The Commission can only order recovery of illegal state aid for a ten-year period preceding its first request for information in 2013. Read More