The Apple tax ruling

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Question 1:  EU orders Apple to pay up to € 13 billion in Irish taxes. Apple and the Irish government are likely to appeal against the ruling. Should Apple have to pay the taxes?
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76%
Yes, under EU law, national tax authorities are not allowed to give…
  This answer is at most chosen by: Employed people
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23%
No, because EU ignores Ireland’s tax laws and intervenes into the sovereign…
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Question 2:  Apple CEO Cook warns on the consequences for job creation and investment in Europe. He warns that every company in Europe is now at risk of being subjected to taxes that previously hadn’t existed. What do you think will happen?
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13%
There will be less job creation and investments in long-term
  This answer is at most chosen by: Followers of other religions
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11%
There will be less job creation and investments in short-term
72%
There will be no consequences for job creation and investment
4%
I don’t know
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Question 3:  Tax competition between EU member states is often criticized. Tax harmonization in EU is for a long time under debate. This means making taxes identical (or at least similar) for the member states. Should tax harmonization be introduced in EU?
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65%
Yes
  This answer is at most chosen by: People with high school degree
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CDU
11%
No
24%
I don’t know
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