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Retrospective tax: India refunds ₹7,900 cr to Cairn to settle dispute

LiveMint | 24/02/2022 10:53 PM | Click to read full article

The Indian government has refunded ₹ 7,900 crores to Britain's Cairn Energy Plc after a years-long dispute over the retrospective taxes. Cairn Energy, now known as Capricorn Energy Plc, has said the Indian government has paid the tax refund, and that the "net proceeds of USD 1.06 billion have been received.

"The British company said a circular is expected to be issued in early March "detailing the shareholder resolutions required in connection with the proposed shareholder return of up to US$700 million, comprising a US$500 million tender offer and US$200 million ongoing share repurchase programme".