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Vodafone Case: Long Decade Batte Took A U-Turn

Income Tax - The table turning judgement of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague came after a decade long battle fought by the Vodafone Plc against the Indian Income Tax Authorities and Government of India. The Indian Income-tax Authorities have been burdened with substantial cost by the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague by making...

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Vodafone wins arbitration against India in retrospective tax case

Income Tax - The Telecom major Vodafone won a long pending case against the Indian government in an international court over Rs.22, 000 crore in retrospective tax dispute. Let’s take a look at what happened; Facts of the Case: The main companies involved were as under: HTIL Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd (Hong Kong). It was the sell...

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Vodafone International: `Victim of Choked Recovery’

Income Tax - One among st the main issues surrounding the impasse is the payment of ejected liability carrying a whopping sum of Rs.14000 crore by Vodafone International Holdings B.V. under the parasol of Capital Gains Tax to the Indian tax administration. An issue squarely won by Vodafone in a proactive tax war with the authorities at the Hon’ble S...

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Is India a Tax Hell?

Income Tax - Finance Ministry, while presenting the much disillusioned and indifferent Union Budget with heavy fanfare and subsequent silence, brought out an amendment that took many people by surprise. It was not just a normal amendment. Rather, it was the Amendment with retrospective effect, of taxing transactions which resembled the 'Vodafone-Hutch...

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Govt amends IT Act w.e.f. 01.04.1962 to bring deals like Vodafone Under Tax Net

Income Tax - It is, proposed to amend the Income Tax Act in the following manner:- (i) Amend section 9(1)(i) to clarify that the expression ‘through’ shall mean and include and shall be deemed to have always meant and included by means of, in consequence of or by reason of. (ii) Amend section 9(1)(i) to clarify that an asset or a capital as...

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Govt. accepts Order of Bombay HC in Vodafone case

Income Tax - The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in a major decision, has decided to accept the order of the High Court of Bombay in the case of Vodafone India Services Private Limited (VISPL) dated 10.10.2014. This is a major correction of a tax matter which has adversely affected investor sentiment....

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Why Govt withdraws Conciliation Measures Initiated Earlier with Vodafone

Income Tax - Correct Factual Position and the Circumstances that led to the Government’s Proposal to Withdraw from the Conciliation Measures Initiated Earlier with Vodafone International Holdings B.V.(Vodafone)...

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Vodafone issues notice to Indian government over violation of Investment Protection Treaty

Income Tax - Vodafone has issued notice to the Indian government under Bilateral Investment Protection Treaty over tax issue between India and the Netherlands. The Dutch subsidiary Vodafone International Holdings BV today served a notice of dispute on the Indian government regarding proposals in the Finance Bill 2012 which it claimed, violated the int...

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Vodafone ruling effect – Exporters question TDS on foreign payment post

Income Tax - The Supreme Court judgement on Vodafone tax case seems to have opened a Pandora's box with exporters too expressing reservation on tax deducted at source (TDS) for payment with regard to overseas transactions. Exporters' body FIEO today questioned the applicability of Section 195 of the Income Tax Act, under which they are asked to pay T...

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Vodafone buys Essar's stake for $5 bn; may exceed FDI limit

Income Tax - UK-based Vodafone on Thursday acquired 33 per cent stake of its Indian partner Essar in the joint venture Vodafone Essar for USD 5 billion and may go for a new ally or opt for public offering to remain FDI compliant. "Currently we (Vodafone) are having 42 per cent stake in Vodafone Essar and after acquiring Essar's additional 33 per cent...

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HC grants Stay to Vodafone as non-completion of hearing was solely attributable to revenue

Vodafone Idea Limited Vs Addl. CIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Thus it is clear that non completion of hearing of this appeal is solely attributable to revenue. In these circumstances, we are of the considered opinion that there is no change in facts and circumstances of the case. Accordingly, we extend the stay for a period of six months or till the disposal o...

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Summary of Proceedings before Bombay HC in case of Vodafone International Holding B.V

Vodafone International Holding B.V. (Vodafone NL) was issued an order by the Indian Tax Authority assessing a capital gains tax alleged to have arisen to the Hong Kong based Hutchison Group (Hutch) on acquisition of controlling interest in an Indian entity, Vodafone-Essar Ltd. The controlling intere...

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Applicability TDS charges on pre-paid mobile cellular services provided by a service provider through its distributor’s network

Vodafone Essar Cellular Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Cochin) - . There is no dispute or dis-agreement regarding the nature of transactions entered into between the assessee and its distributors. The assessee company, by virtue of the licence issued by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India, is engaged in providing Mobile telephone services to...

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Applicability of provisions of section 194H on post-paid services and pre-paid package

Vodafone Essar Cellular Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Cochin) - 25. There is no dispute or dis-agreement regarding the nature of transactions entered into between the assessee and its distributors. The assessee company, by virtue of the licence issued by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India, is engaged in providing Mobile telephone services ...

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Ministry of Finance clarification on Vodafone arbitration appeal

Release ID: 1664705 - (15/10/2020) - A speculative news story being circulated in some section of media claiming that Attorney General has  given opinion  in favour of  not appealing in the Vodafone Arbitration award is totally incorrect and without any factual basis....

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Govt. accepts Order of Bombay HC in Vodafone case

Instruction No. 2/2015 - (29/01/2015) - The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in a major decision, has decided to accept the order of the High Court of Bombay in the case of Vodafone India Services Private Limited (VISPL) dated 10.10.2014. This is a major correction of a tax matter which has adversely affect...

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HC grants Stay to Vodafone as non-completion of hearing was solely attributable to revenue

Vodafone Idea Limited Vs Addl. CIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Thus it is clear that non completion of hearing of this appeal is solely attributable to revenue. In these circumstances, we are of the considered opinion that there is no change in facts and circumstances of the case. Accordingly, we extend the stay for a period of six months or till the disposal of the appeal whichever is earlier....

Read More

Vodafone Case: Long Decade Batte Took A U-Turn

The table turning judgement of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague came after a decade long battle fought by the Vodafone Plc against the Indian Income Tax Authorities and Government of India. The Indian Income-tax Authorities have been burdened with substantial cost by the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague by making...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Ministry of Finance clarification on Vodafone arbitration appeal

Release ID: 1664705 15/10/2020

A speculative news story being circulated in some section of media claiming that Attorney General has  given opinion  in favour of  not appealing in the Vodafone Arbitration award is totally incorrect and without any factual basis....

Read More

Vodafone wins arbitration against India in retrospective tax case

The Telecom major Vodafone won a long pending case against the Indian government in an international court over Rs.22, 000 crore in retrospective tax dispute. Let’s take a look at what happened; Facts of the Case: The main companies involved were as under: HTIL Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd (Hong Kong). It was the sell...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Vodafone International: `Victim of Choked Recovery’

One among st the main issues surrounding the impasse is the payment of ejected liability carrying a whopping sum of Rs.14000 crore by Vodafone International Holdings B.V. under the parasol of Capital Gains Tax to the Indian tax administration. An issue squarely won by Vodafone in a proactive tax war with the authorities at the Hon’ble S...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Govt. accepts Order of Bombay HC in Vodafone case

Instruction No. 2/2015 29/01/2015

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in a major decision, has decided to accept the order of the High Court of Bombay in the case of Vodafone India Services Private Limited (VISPL) dated 10.10.2014. This is a major correction of a tax matter which has adversely affected investor sentiment....

Read More

Why Govt withdraws Conciliation Measures Initiated Earlier with Vodafone

Correct Factual Position and the Circumstances that led to the Government’s Proposal to Withdraw from the Conciliation Measures Initiated Earlier with Vodafone International Holdings B.V.(Vodafone)...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Vodafone issues notice to Indian government over violation of Investment Protection Treaty

Vodafone has issued notice to the Indian government under Bilateral Investment Protection Treaty over tax issue between India and the Netherlands. The Dutch subsidiary Vodafone International Holdings BV today served a notice of dispute on the Indian government regarding proposals in the Finance Bill 2012 which it claimed, violated the int...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Is India a Tax Hell?

Finance Ministry, while presenting the much disillusioned and indifferent Union Budget with heavy fanfare and subsequent silence, brought out an amendment that took many people by surprise. It was not just a normal amendment. Rather, it was the Amendment with retrospective effect, of taxing transactions which resembled the 'Vodafone-Hutch...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Govt amends IT Act w.e.f. 01.04.1962 to bring deals like Vodafone Under Tax Net

It is, proposed to amend the Income Tax Act in the following manner:- (i) Amend section 9(1)(i) to clarify that the expression ‘through’ shall mean and include and shall be deemed to have always meant and included by means of, in consequence of or by reason of. (ii) Amend section 9(1)(i) to clarify that an asset or a capital as...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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