Charles Arthur

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The tax battle between Apple and the European Commission can seem abstract, especially if you’ve actually read the EC competition arm’s explanation of why it is demanding Apple pay $14.5 billion of back taxes.

How exactly did Apple create a company with no employees, no office and no country of registry? Why did Ireland rule not once, but twice, that such a setup was legal? Why doesn’t Ireland want to collect the money the European Commission says it should have received in taxes up to 2014?

But beyond these particular questions, there’s a much bigger and more important dynamic playing out.…  Seguir leyendo »