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Analysis of SC judgment in the case of Vodafone International Holdings B.V. Vs. UOI

Vodafone International Holdings B.V. (VIHB), a Dutch based Vodafone entity, acquired a controlling stake in Hutchison Essar Limited [(HEL), now known as Vodafone Essar Limited VEL)], an Indian company, from Cayman Islands based Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (HTIL) by acquiring shares of CGP Investment (CGP), a Cayman ...

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Pranab, Khurshid meet over Vodafone tax ruling issue

Government went into a huddle following a far-reaching Supreme Court judgement in the Vodafone case having revenue implications of about Rs 11,000 crore.Immediately after pronouncement of the SC ruling, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Law Minister Salman Khurshid held consultations on the issue. Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth too...

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Vodafone wins $2.50 billion tax case tax case in Supreme Court

Vodafone International Holdings B.V. Vs Union of India & Anr. (Supreme Court of India)

In a 2.5 billion dollar sigh of relief for Vodafone, and for other companies eyeing assets in India, the Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Vodafone. The court has said that the Indian tax department cannot tax the transaction that saw Vodafone acquire 67 per cent stake in Hutchison Essar, a mobile phone operator in India in 2007. The d...

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SC may pronounce its judgement on Vodafone today

The Supreme Court will on Friday pronounce its judgement on Vodafone International Holdings' appeal challenging the income tax demand of Rs 11,000 crore on the overseas deal between Vodafone and Hutchison. Vodafone had moved the apex court challenging the Bombay High Court judgement of September 8, 2010 which had held that Indian IT depar...

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Vodafone to list its shares in India

UK-based telecom major Vodafone has moved a step further to list its India operations by roping in investment bank NM Rothschild to assist the listing plans. According to sources, Vodafone India has roped in investment bank NM Rothschild to assist the company in its listing plans. ...

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Vodafone – Overseas transactions between two foreign companies cannot be taxed in India under present Income Tax Act

Resuming its arguments against Rs 11,000-crore tax demand by the Income Tax (I-T) department, the British telecom giant Vodafone today contended before the Supreme Court that the present Indian income tax laws do not cover gains from overseas transactions. Senior advocate Harish Salve appearing for Vodadfone submitted before the apex cour...

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SC to hear Vodafone's Rs 11000 crore tax dispute tomorrow

The Supreme Court is likely to start the final hearing on the high profile Rs 11,000 crore tax dispute between telecom major Vodafone and the I-T Department tomorrow-- a development that corporate India has been keenly watching. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S H Kapadia is expected to start hearing the case immediately after...

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Vodafone pays over USD 400 mn more to buy Essar's 33 per cent stake

Ending year-long battle, UK-based Vodafone has agreed to pay USD 400 million more to its Indian partner Essar for buying its 33 percent stake in the joint venture Vodafone-Essar. With this, Essar closed the deal to sell its 33 percent stake at USD 5.46 billion as against USD 5 billion decided earlier. ...

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$2.6 bn tax on deal with Hutchison unfair – Vodafone CFO

Terming the $2.6 billion tax liability on the company as 'inequitable', UK-based Vodafone today questioned the Indian authorities for not raising the tax claim on the party (Hutchison) which made profit by selling its stake. Vodafone exuded confidence that there was no tax payable on its deal for buying majority stake of Hutchison in Indi...

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Victim of reinterpretation of established tax laws – Vodafone

Facing tax liability and penalty of around Rs 9,000 crore, Vodafone today accused the Indian tax authorities of interpreting the law in a new way and said there was no example of such taxes being imposed on overseas share transfer like the way it is done in its case....

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