'No doubt' many countries would claim part of Apple's €14bn in back taxes, says Donohoe

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he has “no doubt at all” a number of countries will lay claim to parts of the €14bn Ireland collected in back taxes from Apple if the Government were to lose the legal appeal it launched against the EU almost three years ago.

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Apple's Irish state aid tax bill paid in full to Government

Apple has paid the full €13bn owed in taxes to the Irish government.

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State receives first repayment from Apple

Apple has repaid its first instalment of the alleged State aid it received.

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Government reaches deal with Apple to allow for collection of €13bn in disputed taxes

Apple's €13bn Irish tax bill will be paid this year, the finance minister said.

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Apple could face extra €9bn tax bill

Apple’s tax bill in Ireland could increase by an additional €9bn.

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Apple expected to begin €13bn in payments early next year, says Minister

The Finance Minister expects Apple to start paying €13bn in owed taxes early next year. 

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Taoiseach describes referral of Ireland to ECJ over Apple as 'unnecessary' and 'unwarranted'

Latest:The Taoiseach has said that referring Ireland to the European Court of Justice is "unnecessary" and "unwarranted".

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Michael Noonan launches fresh attack on European Apple tax ruling

Michael Noonan has launched a new attack on the European Commission over the Apple tax ruling - saying it is driven by a mixture of "law and politics".

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Senior Govt minister disagrees with Dept statement on Apple tax ruling

A senior Government minister has said the Department of Finance was wrong to claim last night the European Commission has misinterpreted Irish tax laws over the Apple tax scandal, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith of the Irish Examiner.

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European Commission publishes details of Apple tax ruling

The European Commission has just published the full details of its ruling that Apple owes Ireland €13bn in back taxes.

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Ireland accuses Brussels of exceeding its powers in Apple tax dispute

The Department of Finance has issued a list of grounds under which it has lodged an application with the General Court of the European Union to annul the Apple tax decision.

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Government will lodge appeal to Apple tax ruling today

The Government's appeal of the Apple tax ruling will be lodged in the European Courts today.

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Kenny denies Apple tax ruling will bring more investigations to Ireland

Enda Kenny has denied that Ireland could face hundreds more tax investigations following the Apple ruling.

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Revenue boss claims Tim Cook 'wrong' about Apple's 2% tax deal with Ireland

The head of Revenue has thrown Ireland into a fresh Apple legal row, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith of the Irish Examiner.

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Noonan: Ireland 'under no pressure' from Europe to alter 12.5% corporate tax rate

Ireland's 12.5% corporate tax rate will remain in place, despite recent controversies surrounding so-called tax breaks for US computer giant Apple, Finance Minister, Michael Noonan has said writes David Raleigh.

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EU Competition Commissioner defends her Apple tax ruling

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has defended her finding that Ireland granted illegal state aid to Apple.

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Michael O'Leary: Ireland should threaten to leave EU over Apple tax ruling

Ireland should threaten to leave the EU over the Apple tax ruling, according to Michael O'Leary.

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Taoiseach calls EU's Apple tax ruling 'profoundly wrong'

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the European Commission's recent Apple tax ruling as "profoundly wrong".

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EU finance ministers back Apple tax ruling

EU finance ministers have lined up behind an EU Commission ruling that technology giant Apple owes billions of euro because it did not pay the proper tax in the European Union for more than a decade.

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FF call on Noonan to defend Ireland's corporate tax rate at EU meeting

Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said that Ireland must deliver a firm message to the European Union this weekend.

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Latest: Noonan not surprised by commissioner's comment on Apple tax ruling

Update 11.55am: Finance Minister Michael Noonan has insisted that appealing against the Apple tax ruling that grants €13bn tax payment to Ireland is the right thing to do.

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Government to appeal Apple tax ruling

The Dáil has backed plans to appeal the 13 billion euro Apple tax ruling.

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Latest: Government will appeal Apple tax ruling

Latest: TDs approve Government decision to appeal Apple tax ruling by 93 votes to 36.

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Katherine Zappone 'considered' leaving Govt after Apple tax ruling

The Children's Minister Katherine Zappone says she seriously considered walking out of Government last week, but stayed because of the job she has to do.

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Phil Hogan: Apple tax ruling 'not about sympathy, it's about facts'

EU Commissioner Phil Hogan has said he is "not surprised" that Ireland is to press ahead with an appeal over €13bn Apple taxes, writes Noel Baker of the Irish Examiner.

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Labour Party proposes three amendments to Govt motion on Apple tax appeal

The Labour Party is calling for more to be done to close tax loopholes in our laws.

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Jean-Claude Juncker issues warning to Ireland over Apple tax ruling

The EU President has warned Ireland must obey the Apple tax ruling.

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Eamon Ryan: Government should not appeal the Apple ruling

The leader of the Green Party has said the Government should not appeal the Apple tax ruling.

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Any attack on 12.5% rate will be fought 'at home, abroad and in the courts': Michael Noonan

‘Bizarre and outrageous’ - that's Michael Noonan's response to the European Commission's Apple tax ruling after the Cabinet agreed it should be appealed.

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Cabinet reveal five step approach to appeal of Apple Tax ruling

Latest: Enda Kenny, speaking to RTÉ, said: "It is important that we should appeal the decision to the European Court to get legal clarity and legal certainty on it.

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Independents expected to support Apple tax appeal in return for Dáil debate

The Cabinet meets later this morning with Ministers to make a decision on appealing the Apple tax ruling.

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'Snow White' to deliver Apple tax open letter signed by over 10,000

An open letter, signed by over 10,000 people, will be delivered tomorrow morning at 10am outside Leinster House before the Cabinet meets to decide on whether to appeal the Apple Tax ruling by the European commission.

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Political meetings continue on Apple ruling in advance of crunch Cabinet talks tomorrow

Meetings between Independent Ministers and various Government officials on the Apple tax ruling are to continue into the evening.

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Dáil must debate Apple tax crisis: Halligan

Latest: A meeting of the Independent Alliance which was considering its position on appealing the Apple tax ruling has ended this afternoon.

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Bruton denies 'rift' due to Apple tax stand-off

A senior Fine Gael minister has denied there is any "rift" with the Independent Alliance, despite a second emergency cabinet meeting planned for tomorrow due to the Apple tax stand-off writes Irish Examiner political reporter Fiachra O'Cionnaith.

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Michael O'Leary: Tell EU to go to hell with €13bn tax bill

Update 12.30pm: A member of the Cabinet says the European Commission has set itself up as "prosecutor, judge and executioner" in relation to the Apple tax ruling.

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Joseph Stiglitz: Govt should use €13bn for enormous hardship Irish people faced

Ireland would be wrong to appeal Apple tax ruling, says ex-World Bank economist.

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Govt fails to reach decision on Apple tax appeal; Michael O'Leary thinks Govt should tell EU to 'f**k off'

Latest: Communications Minister Denis Naughten says its a case of Europe attempting to dictate Irish tax law.

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Government to decide on appeal of €13bn Apple tax ruling at emergency cabinet meeting

The Government will decide today whether to formally appeal the EU's €13bn tax ruling against Apple.

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Tim Cook says jobs and investment at risk over tax ruling

The boss of Apple has warned that the European Commission has put jobs and investment at risk after ordering the tech giant to pay €13 bn in unpaid tax in Ireland.

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Apple shares drop after EU ruling

Apple shares were down after the tech giant was slapped with a €13bn tax bill by European Union regulators today.

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US may seek some of Apple's €13bn tax money; Michael Noonan hits out at EU Commission

Update 6.30pm: The United States has indicated it might seek some of the €13bn that Apple is being forced to pay to Ireland.

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Why Apple case could have implications for other companies

Apple has been ordered to pay back €13bn over its tax deal with the Republic of Ireland.

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LIVE: Apple accuse EU Commission of threatening future investment following €13bn decision

Update 3.30pm: Asked whether British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed the ruling, a Downing Street spokesman said: "This is clearly an issue for the Irish Government, Apple and the European Commission."

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Commission accuses Ireland of tax deals with Apple

The European Union's competition watchdog says tax rebates that Ireland granted Apple appear to amount to illegal state aid and may have to be recouped.

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Government defends Apple tax regime

The Government has said it will pass any test on tax laws after European chiefs launched investigations into tax breaks allowing Apple to save hundreds of millions.

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