Apple will pay to the Italian Treasury EUR 318 million

Apple will pay to the Italian Treasury EUR 318 million


Italian branch of American Corporation Apple Italia provided incorrect information about their real income, consider the investigative agencies of Italy. It noted that the approximately 880 million euros was hidden.

ROME, 30 Jan. Natalia Shmakov. Apple, the investigative agencies of Italy were suspected of concealing the actual income derived from sales in the Apennines, made a deal with the investigation and agreed to pay to the tax authorities of the country of 318 million euros, said on Wednesday the newspaper La Repubblica.

According to investigators, in the period from 2008 to 2013, the Italian branch of the American Corporation Apple Italia provided incorrect information about their actual income received from sales in Italy, and therefore underpaid taxes totaling 880 million euros.

The publication notes that the mechanism that allowed the manufacturer IPhone and IPad to avoid the payment of taxes on the Apennines, was the following: Apple Italia was incorporated as a company consultant Irish company Apple sales International, which allegedly carried out the sale of popular phones, tablets and computers. Accordingly, the company taxes in Ireland, where more liberal tax legislation.

The revenues of Apple Italia for the period never exceeded 30 million euros, while sales consistently exceeded one billion euros.

The result, in which were held the necessary checks, continued for several months. As a result, Apple agreed to put forward her claims and went on to deal with the consequence.