According to a report published by The Economic Times, the Tata group has file write petition in the Bombay High Court to contest a goods and services tax (GST) claim with a value of Rs 1,500 crore that is related to the 2017 settlement of a dispute it had with the Japanese telecommunications company NTT Docomo. DGGI has claimed Rs 1500 crore by issuing DRC-01
According to officials, Tata Sons is determined to challenge the DGGI claim and is engaging its top legal experts to handle the case. Credit
The dispute s involving $1.27 billion in payments to NTT Docomo is related to the GST claim that was submitted by the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI). Tata Sons, which had previously requested that the government get involved in the situation, has challenged
According to the report, which cites its sources, the DGGI had issued an intimation of tax in October, which was determined to be payable through the use of a DRC-01 A form. This is typically provided by the department before a show-cause notice is served by the department.
The aforementioned form must be issued before a notice may be dispatched. However, the company has submitted a writ petition, and as a result, a decision about the SCN will now be made once the matter has been decided by the court,” another individual familiar with the situation told ET. The document was signed…
In November, the petition was sent to the Bombay High Court in accordance with Article 226, and the hearing is set to take place on January 9. According to a senior official who spoke to ET, “Since Tata Sons is the controlling company, it is obligated to pay 18 percent GST on behalf of Tata Teleservices.”
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