Singer Shakira is sued for 8 years in prison for tax evasion


Singer Shakira is being sued in a Spanish court of law with a sentence of 8 years in prison and compensation of 24 million dollars for the issue of tax fraud assumptions. First, Gerard Pique’s ex-wife denied the proposed problem handling contract. Shakira chose to take the matter to a court of law.

The Spanish judiciary has summoned a Colombian singer, Shakira, over the alleged tax fraud of €14.5 million or close to IDR 239 billion. He was asked to appear in the court of law to provide evidence in mid-June.

The singer of the song Waka Waka is predicted not to pay taxes since he is living in Spain with his companion, Gerard Pique. In December later, Beskal sued Shakira for not paying taxes on the income she received from 2012-2014.

In his opinion, Beskal also explained that Shakira is predicted to keep her income a secret through 14 industries in a tax haven. Meanwhile, Shakira’s representative said that his client had paid off the loan with the local tax sovereign.

The Colombian singer, who has sold more than 80 million records around the world, insists on always fulfilling all her tax roles, she also sees the issue as a total violation of her rights.

“The singer all believed that he was innocent and therefore did not welcome treatment,” said the statement, quoting Asia One, taken Friday (29 or 7).

Even so, the contents of the handling requirements proposed by beskal are not stated. The prosecutor’s office in Barcelona has not yet responded to the news.

Shakira is accused of failing to pay 14.5 million euros in tax revenues between 2012 and 2014. But her representatives said that during that time the film star was no longer living in Spain.

The 45-year-old singer said he moved to Barcelona in 2015. At that time, he was living with FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique.

They later had 2 children and recently ended up. Shakira[un] denied that he was in tax arrears because he had paid what the Spanish tax office claimed. The legal assembly is still obliged to legally send him for trial and decide.

Shakira’s representative said that “Shakira has always acted the same way and obeyed the law, demonstrated a perfect attitude as a person and taxpayer, and loyally followed the invitation of PriceWaterhouse Coopers, a prestigious and widely recognized tax firm.”(*)

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