“The European Union’s antitrust chief has indicated that it will likely reach a decision in September or October on its two-year probe into Apple’s tax dealings with Ireland, Ireland’s finance minister said on Wednesday,” Padraic Halpin reports for Reuters.

“‘Commissioner Vestager indicated to me that there wouldn’t be a decision in July but there would probably be a decision early in the autumn. My expectation is September or early October,’ Michael Noonan told a news conference after meeting antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday,” Halpin reports. “‘I didn’t discuss the potential decision but we did discuss the presentation of the decision. I have no indication of what way the decision will go or what the implications of the decision will be,’ the finance minister said.”

“The investigation could force Apple to pay substantial back taxes,” Halpin reports. “It has said it will join Ireland in appealing any adverse ruling.”

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MacDailyNews Take: So, pretty much everything is “coming this fall.”

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