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Ireland and Apple Inc. (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. Report reached a deal for Apple to pay $15 billion in back taxes to the country while the company and country file an appeal with the EU Court of Justice.

The deal comes after the European Commission forced Ireland to take another look at Apple's tax situation in the country. The Commission ruled that two of Ireland's previous tax rulings allowed Apple to pay less in taxes than it owed. 

Ireland disagreed with the ruling and will file an appeal.

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"The Commission's case against Ireland has never been about how much Apple pays in taxes, it's about which government gets the money," Apple said in a statement. "The United States government and the Irish government both agree we've paid our taxes according to the law."

Last year, Apple and Ireland appealed a $14 billion back taxes ruling by the European Commission. 

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