« BackCouncillor claims Apple tax appeal could lead to withdrawal of support for Government

The European Union’s tax ruling on Apple’s operations in Ireland, could shorten the life-span of the Government.

 

That’s according the Sinn Féin Councillor Toireasa Ferris who says the position of some independents – who currently support Government – may become untenable.

 

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This, she says, could lead to a withdrawal of support:

 

 

The Tralee councillor is calling for an inquiry – not just into Apple’s tax dealings with Ireland, but other global tech companies operating here.

 

She says these ‘sweet deals’ need scrutiny.