A customer makes a purchase from a Xiaomi smartphone vending machine in Bangalore. Indian authorities are demanding Xiaomi to pay US$88 million in owed import taxes. Photo: Xinhua
A customer makes a purchase from a Xiaomi smartphone vending machine in Bangalore. Indian authorities are demanding Xiaomi to pay US$88 million in owed import taxes. Photo: Xinhua
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Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi told by India to pay US$88 million in import taxes

  • The local unit of the Beijing-based manufacturer said it is communicating with Indian authorities to agree on the actual amount owed
  • The case shows that global companies should pay more attention to local tax rules, as governments face budget pressure to boost tax income, said expert

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A customer makes a purchase from a Xiaomi smartphone vending machine in Bangalore. Indian authorities are demanding Xiaomi to pay US$88 million in owed import taxes. Photo: Xinhua
A customer makes a purchase from a Xiaomi smartphone vending machine in Bangalore. Indian authorities are demanding Xiaomi to pay US$88 million in owed import taxes. Photo: Xinhua
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