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The EU official responsible for Apple's huge tax bill explains why Tim Cook is wrong

The European Union's competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager and her office are forcing Apple to pay €13 billion (£11.2 billion, $14.5 billion) in tax to Ireland, a move Apple CEO Tim Cook called "total political crap." In interviews both before and after the fine, Cook hit out at Vestager and her office. He claims the EU is trying to retrospectively change Ireland's tax laws because the fine came after Apple agreed a so-called "sweetheart deal" with Ireland to pay a lower rate of tax in the country.
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