Senator Carl Levin:  had repeatedly described Ireland as a tax haven during senate hearings. Photograph: Reuters

Two top Washington politicians have rejected the contention by the Irish Ambassador to the US that Ireland is not a “tax haven”.Ambassador Michael Col(...)

Apple Operations International, a subsidiary of Apple Inc, is seen in Hollyhill, Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Reuters

Former Apple executives claim the almost tax-free status enjoyed in Ireland by the iPhone and iPad ma(...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook: told of his company’s relationship with Irish governments. Photograph:   Jason Reed/Reuters

Computer company Apple defended its tax practices and sheltering of $100 billion (€77 billion) in c(...)