Apple will challenge the payment of Ireland 13 billion euros

Apple оспорит выплату Ирландии 13 миллиардов евро

In Apple believe that the Commission’s decision will negatively affect the labour market in the EU

Imposed on the company a penalty and condemned the U.S. Treasury Department

The American company Apple announced that it intends to challenge the European Commission’s decision to recover from her 13 billion euros in favor of the Irish authorities.

“Apple complies with the law and pays all the necessary taxes, no matter where we work. We will appeal and we are confident that the decision will be canceled,” – said in a statement.

In Apple believe that the Commission’s decision will have a significant negative impact on the investment climate and the labour market in Europe.

Imposed on the company a penalty and condemned the U.S. Treasury Department. The Ministry said that the decision could undermine the “spirit of the economic partnership the EU and the USA”.

A record amount has been collected from the company as compensation for the losses that the Irish economy has suffered because of unpaid taxes.

Antitrust investigation, the results of which the decision was made, lasted three years.

During the investigation, European officials concluded that the American company had received an unjustified tax benefits in Ireland, which allowed her to pay considerably less taxes than their competitors.

Source: Russian service Bi-bi-si

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