Apple and the Republic of Ireland have concluded a deal that will see the US manufacturer pay €13bn within weeks.
The agreement comes following an August 2016 ruling by EU competition authorities that sees Ireland’s favourable tax arrangements for the US technology behemoth as illegal state aid. Negotiations took place for little under 19 months after the European Commission made clear no company could be enjoying a taxation regime that is not available to other firms.
According to the Irish f...

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