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Apple in court over Irish tax bill

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

The world's biggest tax case hits the courtroom this week.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is battling the EU's Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who in 2016 ruled that Apple's tax deals with Ireland allowed the company to pay far less than other businesses and levied a €13B tax bill on the iPhone maker.

The first hints of how the Apple case may turn out will come from a pair of rulings scheduled for Sept. 24, but a final ruling could take months and empower a potential new crackdown on internet giants.

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