Bad news for Shakira, which will be pursued by the prosecutor’s office for defrauding the tax authorities Spanish to the tune of 14.5 million euros, because it denies fiercely, said Friday, the daily El Pais . According to the first log of the ota of the country, the public prosecutor has informed the singer of the end of its investigation and the fact that he was not going to close the case, which means that he will file a formal complaint against him in the days to come. Questioned by AFP, a spokesman for the Spanish public prosecutor’s office is simply to indicate that”no decision had been taken” and that the matter was still “under review”.
” READ ALSO – Shakira pays 20 million euros to the tax authorities Spanish to settle part of its debts
According to the prosecutor’s office, the tax department accuses Shakira of not having paid his taxes in Spain while she lived there, according to him, between 2011 and 2014. The prosecution to come to the floor not however concern that the period of 2012-2014, the facts dating back to 2011 being already prescribed.
Officially as a couple since 2011, with the defender of FC Barcelona Gerard Pique, with whom she has two children, the singer of 41 years has officially transferred his tax residence in Spain in 2015. Previously she was in the Bahamas. But a spokesman for the public prosecutor of Barcelona had said in February the AFP that it does “not correspond to reality”, his companion and his children being in Barcelona. The lawyers of Shakira insist themselves on the fact that the greater part of his remuneration came up in 2014 of its international touring and that she did not live more than six months per year in Spain, the condition to be tax resident in the country.