The Supreme Court has directed the Income Tax (IT) department to refund Rs 8.33 billion to Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL)pending for the assessment year (AY) 2014-15.

Earlier, the Bombay High Court had ordered the tax department to refund the said amount to VIL.

On April 29, 2020, the apex court directed the IT department to issue refund of Rs 7.33 billion to Vodafone Idea for AY 2014-15.