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Shakira: Colombian pop celebrity accused of tax evasion in Spain

Shakira: Colombian pop celebrity accused of tax evasion in Spain
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Shakira performing in New York City earlier this year Symbol copyright Getty Pictures Image caption The case centres round the place the superstar was once living between 2012 and 2014

Spanish prosecutors have accused the pop singer Shakira of tax evasion, alleging that she owes bills of more than 14.5 million euros (£13m, $16.3m).

The grievance covers the period between 2012 and 2014, when prosecutors argue she was living in Spain at the same time as listing her official place of dwelling as elsewhere.

People who spend greater than six months a year in the usa are considered citizens for tax purposes.

Sources just about Shakira have previously denied that she refrained from tax.

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The sources – not named – stated earlier this year that the superstar was once dwelling out of doors of Spain through the relevant period.

Image copyright Getty Images Symbol caption a number of prime-profile footballers have additionally faced accusations of tax fraud in Spain

In up to date years, Spain has noticed a few prime-profile court cases regarding soccer stars accused of tax-dodging.

Real Madrid defender Marcelo Vieira admitted to tax fraud in September and typical a 4-month suspended prison sentence.

Under Spanish regulation, a -year sentence for a first offence may also be served on probation, so he’s unlikely to spend time in jail.

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo have additionally faced allegations of tax fraud.

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