Monday 08 November 2010
In a column headed "Protest works. Just look at the proof" (29 October) it was stated that Vodafone has been refusing to pay billions of pounds in UK taxes that are outstanding and that there was a ruling this breached tax avoidance rules.
In fact, there was no ruling against Vodafone: the company agreed with HMRC to pay £1.25bn. As to the billions in taxes the Indian government is trying to claim from Vodafone, the company says that, seeking to resolve the dispute, it, rather than the Indian government, initiated the court case.
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