Tax fraud: towards the end of the prosecution against Shakira in Spain?

Tax fraud: towards the end of the prosecution against Shakira in Spain?
Tax fraud: towards the end of the prosecution against Shakira in Spain?

The Spanish prosecutor’s office announced on Wednesday that it had requested the dismissal of proceedings for tax fraud against the global star Shakira, who had managed to avoid a trial at the end of last year in a separate procedure in exchange for the payment of a heavy fine.

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“The prosecution considers that there is insufficient evidence” to criminally prosecute the Colombian artist, as part of this procedure for tax fraud relating to the year 2018, he indicated in a press release. .

A court on the outskirts of Barcelona announced in July the launch of this procedure against Shakira, suspected of having used companies domiciled in tax havens to avoid paying her full income and wealth tax this year. -there.

The singer paid 6.6 million euros the following month to the courts to show her desire to regularize her situation with the tax authorities. This sum included, in addition to the amount owed to the tax authorities, late payment interest and regularization fees.

In another tax fraud case concerning the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, Shakira was summoned to court in November but sealed a last-minute agreement with the prosecution, thus avoiding a trial.

The interpreter of “Hips don’t lie” was ordered, as part of this agreement, to pay a fine of more than 7.3 million euros corresponding to “50%” of the amount of the fraud. She had already paid 17.45 million euros to the tax authorities to regularize her situation in this matter.

The singer, who moved with her children to Miami after her separation last year from ex-Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué, is also in the sights of the Spanish tax authorities for the year 2011.

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