Apple missed deadline to pay $14.5 billion in Irish back taxes

Apple is behind with its taxes, but the tax inspector doesn’t mind.

Last August, the European Commission closed a three-year investigation of Apple’s tax affairs with an order to the Irish government that it should recover about €13 billion (US$14.5 billion) in taxes that it believed Apple had underpaid over the last decade.

Ireland has missed the deadline for recovering the billions, but Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who gave the Irish government four months to collect the taxes, is proving very understanding about the delay.

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from Computerworld News http://www.computerworld.com/article/3163804/it-industry/apple-missed-deadline-to-pay-145-billion-in-irish-back-taxes.html#tk.rss_news

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