EU to investigate Apple's tax affairs
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Apple, Starbucks and Fiat are to be formally investigated by the European Commission in relation to tax arrangements with Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Apple Will Start Paying Ireland Billions Owed in Back Taxes 'Early Next Year'
In August 2016 the European Commission ruled that Apple must repay 13 billion euros ($15.46 billion) in back taxes dating between 2003 and 2014. According to the EU, the taxes were avoided with the help of sweetheart tax deals from Ireland, and today The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple w...
Prices in EUR
So euro value has recovered recently back to 1€:1.2$ rate. Apple was very quick to increase prices in Europe (and I believe in UK) when the value of € was dropping. An iPhone 7 64GB now costs ~769€ incl. VAT (925$) in Europe. Whereas the same model costs ~700$ incl. state tax (580€) in the US...
Ireland Expects EU to Reach Decision in Apple Tax Probe by October
A decision in the European Commission probe of Apple 's alleged "sweetheart tax deal" in Ireland is expected to be reached by September or October, according to Ireland's finance minister Michael Noonan (via Reuters ). Quote "Commissioner Vestager indicated to me that the...
European Probe of Apple's Irish Tax Policies Extended to 2016
A decision in the European Commission probe of Ireland's alleged "sweetheart tax deal" with Apple will likely be delayed until after the Irish elections in early 2016, as Financial Times reports the executive cabinet has now requested supplementary questionnaires in the lengthy investigation. ...
Things to be aware of when setting up a new Mac (Apple ID, iCloud, spyware, etc)?
In common with many people, I have a large degree of cynicism and distrust of "cloud" services, especially where your private data may end up in untrustable locations (possibly that's just about anywhere online these days, even locations within the EEA), and I'd prefer to avoid or minimise the us...
New York and Connecticut Officials Investigate Apple Music for Possible Antitrust Violations
Government officials in New York and Connecticut are investigating the deals Apple and major record companies established for Apple Music to determine whether there were any antitrust violations, reports The New York Times . Eric T. Schneiderman and George Jepsen, attorneys general in the two sta...
What's the Newegg of the EU?
I always bought my computer hardware from Danish websites. But noticed they haven't gotten Haswell yet for some reason (probably a question of a few days), I kinda got thinking. Why not take advantage of the EU single market?Why pay the 25% Danish tax? And the 2 year warranty is the same EU wid...
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