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Apple Fight Over $14.7 Billion Tax Bill Set for Court Ruling (1)

July 8, 2020, 1:12 PM

Apple Inc. will find out next week whether it won the first round of its bid to topple a record 13 billion-euro ($14.7 billion) Irish tax bill imposed by European Union state-aid regulators.

The EU General Court in Luxembourg set July 15 for its decision. Any ruling is likely to be appealed one more time to the EU’s top court.

The decision follows a two-day hearing in September where Apple told EU judges it was unfairly depicted as a tax dodger in a case that is the hallmark of antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager’s five-year crackdown on U.S. tech giants. ...