Nokia's factory in India gets raided over an unpaid tax bill worth $542 million

Nokia's unpaid tax bill lands them with their Indian factory getting raided - $542 million unpaid wi.

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Published Tue, Jan 8 2013 11:32 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:25 PM CST

According to reports, Nokia's factory in India has been raided over an unpaid tax bill. The taxes owed amount to 3000 Crore INR - or $542 million and have not been paid by the Finnish company to the Indian government.

Nokia's factory in India gets raided over an unpaid tax bill worth $542 million | TweakTown.com

The news comes from confirmation from two factory employees and a spokesperson, who all confirmed the raid to the Economic Times. The Nokia spokesperson told the publication "yes, raids are on. I will call back". A statement from Nokia that The Next Web received says "operations in Chennai are continuing unaffected. "Nokia's commitment to being a good corporate citizen is firm and unwavering: we always observe applicable laws and rulings in the countries where we operate."

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