Shakira to Appear in Court Over Tax Evasion in Spain


Colombian Star Shakira Appeared In Spanish Court For Tax Evasion Charges

Shakira Colombian superstar and philanthropist question by a court close Barcelona on June 12 for alleged evasion 14.5 million euros ($16.5 million) in the tax levy, a Spanish court said Tuesday.

In an announcement, the Catalonia high court. where the songster lives with her husband, FC Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique said she had been brought to illustrate up before a judge in Esplugues de Llobregat. The forty-two years old is alleged with not settling levies and taxes in Spain being an inhabitant in the range of 2011 and 2014, as per prosecutor.

The case just covers the period from 2012 to 14. However, as the time span to prosecute declares tax offenses in 2011 has terminated. In an association ship since 2011 Pique, with whom she has two children; Shakira exchanged her official residency to Spain in 2015. Up to that point, it was in the Bahamas.

On the evening of Monday, the newspaper Catalan, El Periódico told a judge in Esplugues de Llobregat agree to investigate the case and summoned Shakira to appear in court on 12 June.

Shakira appears in the Paradise Papers In 2017. An examination by the Guardian and other news company into the world of offshore investment. As per to the papers, she schedules as a dweller of the Bahamas despite living in Barcelona.

Spokes Person disclose to AFP

Pop Star Shakira

In any case, a spokesperson for prosecutor in Barcelona disclosed to AFP. A year ago this didn’t match up to reality with her kids and partner in Barcelona. Shakira’s spokesperson insists that until 2014 she earned a large portion of her money in global visits and didn’t live over a half year a year in Spain. A condition to be an official income tax paying resident in the nation.

The winner of Grammy award. Who place up the Bare Foot foundation for underprivileged children in 1997. Is the most recent high profile figure to look legal action over their tax affairs.

With her blend of Latin and Arabic rhythms and rock impacts. Shakira is one of the greatest stars of Latin America. Scoring major worldwide hits with songs. For example, Hips Don’t Lie and At whatever point, wherever.

The footballer Cristiano Ronaldo disclose admitting tax scam In January. While in performance for Real Madrid and agreed to give an €18.8m fine. After conspicuous, a deal with prosecutors and tax establishment in return for a 23-month suspended prison sentence.