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From TheJournal.ie €14 billion Apple tax fund could lose €70 million this year Sweetheart Deal

€14 billion Apple tax fund could lose €70 million this year

The fund is to be held in escrow until the outcome of legal challenges to the European Commission’s landmark ruling in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today State Aid

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today

The government has already spent over €7 million in legal fees and other costs preparing the case.

From TheJournal.ie Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week State Aid

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week

The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s State Papers

Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s

A letter from John Bruton to Alan Dukes has been released to the national archives.

From TheJournal.ie Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed Apple Tax

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

From TheJournal.ie Apple has paid around €1.5 billion into an Irish escrow account Apple Tax

Apple has paid around €1.5 billion into an Irish escrow account

Just in time for the weekend and all.

From TheJournal.ie We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland Resting In My Account

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland

The money will be held in an escrow account subject to an appeal by Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Government to start collecting €13 billion in Apple tax in the New Year 13 Billion Reasons Why

Government to start collecting €13 billion in Apple tax in the New Year

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said that the cash will “be transmitted across the first quarter of next year”.

From TheJournal.ie The government isn't saying when the €13 billion from Apple will be recovered Public Accounts Committee

The government isn't saying when the €13 billion from Apple will be recovered

Collecting the money requires a “bespoke solution”, a top official said.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: We should take Apple's €13 billion to halve housing lists Apple Tax

Debate Room: We should take Apple's €13 billion to halve housing lists

The European Commission announced last week that it is taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover €13 billion of tax due from Apple.

From TheJournal.ie The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple Apple Tax

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple

The government said it is “extremely disappointed” by the move.

From TheJournal.ie How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting Money Money Money

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill Hold Me Tender

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill

The State is appealing the bill but will still need to collect the money first.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling Expensive Apples

'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling

The tech giant has been ordered to hand over the huge sum for illegal state aid.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling State Aid

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling

But European officials said the unsolicited report from PwC ‘misinterpreted’ the relevant rules.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is expected to get 'large majority' of Apple's €13 billion unpaid tax bill Tax Sovereignty

Ireland is expected to get 'large majority' of Apple's €13 billion unpaid tax bill

Margrethe Vestager added the deadline for Apple to deposit money into an escrow account has passed.

From TheJournal.ie Apple boss Tim Cook will NOT be coming to Leinster House Not Attending

Apple boss Tim Cook will NOT be coming to Leinster House

Cook was invited to speak before the Oireachtas Finance Committee.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the Government right to appeal the Apple Tax ruling? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Government right to appeal the Apple Tax ruling?

Today the EC will publish the legal rationale for the €13 billion penalty for unpaid taxes it applied to Apple at the end of August.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue has begun calculating the tax owed to it by Apple if Government appeal fails Apple Tax

Revenue has begun calculating the tax owed to it by Apple if Government appeal fails

Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane said Revenue chief Niall Cody’s appearance at the PAC raised more questions than answers.

From TheJournal.ie Margrethe Vestager, scourge of Apple, is going after more multinationals Apple Tax

Margrethe Vestager, scourge of Apple, is going after more multinationals

Late last week, 185 American CEOs asked German chancellor Angela Merkel to intervene in Vestager’s €13 billion Apple tax ruling.

From TheJournal.ie MEPs laugh at Jean-Claude Juncker when he says Europe is fighting tax evasion Bite Of The Apple

MEPs laugh at Jean-Claude Juncker when he says Europe is fighting tax evasion

Earlier, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes said: “Changing the rules, however appalling [they are], is not smart.”

From TheJournal.ie 'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months Endapendent Alliance

'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months

The Taoiseach has also given his thoughts on THAT John Halligan interview.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes? Factcheck

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?

FactCheck looks into a set a claims made over the airwaves and in the Dáil in the past week.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's new billboard says Fine Gael is 'playing for the wrong team' over Apple Rotten Apple

Sinn Féin's new billboard says Fine Gael is 'playing for the wrong team' over Apple

The party is having a pop at the government over the Apple tax appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling State Aid

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.

From TheJournal.ie The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal

Sweetheart deals are “not the way we do business here,” he said.

From TheJournal.ie TDs are coming back from their summer holidays early to talk about the Apple tax ruling Total Recall

TDs are coming back from their summer holidays early to talk about the Apple tax ruling

TDs are back in the Dáil today to discuss the government’s decision to appeal the European Commission’s Apple tax ruling.

From TheJournal.ie The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China Talk Of The Town

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China

Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?

The company’s CEO Tim Cook made the claim this week, and Michael Noonan repeated it. We checked it out.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin on Apple tax: "We believe an appeal is essential" Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin on Apple tax: "We believe an appeal is essential"

The Fianna Fáil leader says “certainty” around Ireland’s tax policy is vital.

From TheJournal.ie The Apple ruling has ruined some weekend plans for some Oireachtas workers Oireachtas Report

The Apple ruling has ruined some weekend plans for some Oireachtas workers

Voting and sound systems within the Dáil chamber have to be upgraded.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cruel promises made to the Irish people that Apple's billions would go to hospitals' Show Of Unity

'Cruel promises made to the Irish people that Apple's billions would go to hospitals'

Members of the Independent Alliance said it would back the appeal in order to keep the government in power.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime Apple Tax This post contains videos

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime

The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.

Greystones is getting an immense tree carving 'in honour of Apple's €13bn'

Carver John Hayes is hard at work.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: How many people actually work for foreign companies in Ireland? Factcheck

FactCheck: How many people actually work for foreign companies in Ireland?

We heard all kinds of numbers from several politicians this week. FactCheck gets to the truth.

From TheJournal.ie "The Irish government has done absolutely nothing wrong" - Tim Cook Apple Tax

"The Irish government has done absolutely nothing wrong" - Tim Cook

The Apple CEO has come out swinging since yesterday’s decision by the EC to bill his company €13 billion for unpaid Irish taxes.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach spoke to Apple CEO before bombshell tax announcement Cabinet Stalemate

Taoiseach spoke to Apple CEO before bombshell tax announcement

The Dáil could be recalled after Cabinet members fail to agree on Apple ruling appeal

How Much Of Apple's €13bn Do YOU Deserve?

We all want a piece.

From TheJournal.ie Other EU countries could claim a portion of Ireland's €13 billion in back taxes from Apple Apple Tax

Other EU countries could claim a portion of Ireland's €13 billion in back taxes from Apple

Vestager said other EU countries can try to prove some of Apple’s profits funnelled through Ireland were based on sales in their territories.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why doesn't the government want Apple to cough up extra taxes? Explainer

Explainer: Why doesn't the government want Apple to cough up extra taxes?

For the government, it’s all about appearances.