“An Oireachtas committee has expressed confidence that Apple’s Tim Cook will accept an invitation to respond to the European Commission tax ruling which has cost his company €13 billion,” Harry McGee reports for The Irish Times.

“John McGuinness, chairman of the Oireachtas all-party Finance Committee has written to the global technology company’s chief executive in California inviting him to attend a hearing next month, along with other senior executives,” McGee reports. “The committee will hold a module in late January examining the decision of the European Commission and its implications for Ireland.”

McGee reports, “The Commission ruled that the treatment by the Irish authorities of Apple’s tax affairs amounted to an illegal State aid.”

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