Tuesday

17th Oct 2017

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US firms unite against EU on Apple tax

CEOs from 185 US firms have written to EU leaders urging them to overturn a European Commission decision that tech company Apple should pay Ireland €13bn in taxes. "In the interest of all countries that respect the rule of law, this decision must not be allowed to stand,” they said in the letter, sent by the Business Roundtable, a prominent US business lobby, according to the Financial Times newspaper.

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