Ireland Wants EU Court to Overturn Tax Ruling Against Apple

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan will take his fight over Apple Inc.’s record 13 billion-euro ($14.4 billion) tax bill to a European Union court, potentially triggering years of litigation. The nation will file its appeal against the European Commission’s decision to force Ireland to claw back alleged tax subsidies, in a case that will test the EU’s powers to use state aid law in what governments argue are national affairs.