HELSINKI Feb 12 Finnish phone maker Nokia
said on Tuesday it was protesting against a tax
investigation by authorities in Chennai, India, calling the
probe that began in January excessive and unacceptable.
Nokia said it has not yet received any information on
potential tax claims, but said it sent letters objecting to the
authorities' actions including entering its factory premises.
"As a company with operations around the globe, Nokia
believes the actions of the Income Tax authorities in Chennai
are excessive, unacceptable and inconsistent with Indian
standards of fair play and governance," Nokia said in a