|The European Union has ordered Apple to pay a record 13 billion euros in|
back taxes in Ireland (AFP Photo/Philippe Huguen)
Brussels (AFP) - The EU ordered tech giant Apple on Tuesday to pay a record 13 billion euros in back taxes in Ireland, a move Washington warned could damage hugely important transatlantic economic ties.
The European Commission launched an inquiry three years ago into tax breaks
that Ireland offered iPhone-maker Apple (AFP Photo/Siska Gremmelprez)
#UPDATE Apple ordered to pay record 13 billion-euro Irish tax bill https://t.co/ycty2yXNoz pic.twitter.com/uxyGZ01qPt— AFP news agency (@AFP) August 30, 2016