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‘Following Tuesday’s EU ruling that Apple owes Ireland €13 billion in unpaid taxes, the Irish government has signaled its plan to appeal the ruling – using taxpayer funding.

The EU Commission ruled that Ireland granted “undue tax benefits” to Apple to the tune of a whopping €13 billion. Ireland also gives low-rate tax benefits to other US multinational tech companies including Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn.’

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