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Only a fraction of the profits of the subsidiaries were taxed in Ireland, the statement said. "As a result, the tax rulings enabled Apple to pay substantially less tax than other companies, which is illegal under EU state aid rules." Cook's entreaties did little to sway Vestager, and in August she phoned Noonan to tell him the results of the Maxforce investigation: The Commission was going to rule against Ireland. Late in the afternoon of Aug. 29, Irish officials began hinting to reporters that Apples tax bill amounted to billions and could be anything. At noon the following day, Vestager told a packed press conference in Brussels that the Commission had decided Apple owed Ireland 13 billion euros. Though that would be equivalent to 26 percent of the 2015 national budget, Ireland didn't want the windfall, saying the ruling was flawed because the country hadnt given Apple any special treatment. The decision sparked a political crisis as left-leaning members of Enda Kennys fragile minority administration saw a potential bonanza for taxpayers that the worlds richest company could well afford. Even as Noonan toured television studios vowing to appeal the decision, independent lawmakers demanded that Ireland take the money. Facing a potential revolt that could bring down the government, Kenny and Noonan eventually bowed to demands for a review of the countrys corporate tax system. But they said they would fight the case, and on Sept.

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