KATHMANDU, May 22: A case filed by the Ncell and its parent company Axiata Group for arbitration regarding the capital gains tax (CGT) assessed on the telecom company by the Government of Nepal has been officially registered at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
KATHMANDU, April 9: The Supreme Court has ordered Ncell and Axiata companies to pay capital gains tax to the government. Until Ncell does so, the Supreme Court has also halted the company’s buyout, the sale of shares and distribution of bonus.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Axiata Group, the owner of Ncell Private Limited, has claimed that it has no additional obligation to pay CGT to the Government of Nepal. It has claimed that the responsibility lied with the seller from which it acquired Ncell.