Colombian singer Shakira The 45-year-old will begin a new life in Miami in 2023. After the agreement he reached with his ex-partner Gerard Piqué Due to the custody of her children, the artist will leave Barcelona at the beginning of next year as long as her father William Mebarak’s health stabilizes.
But before leaving Spain, the country in which he lived intermittently to accompany Gerard Piqué, Shakira will shoot once again against the Spanish tax authorities who have long accused her of tax fraud for not taxing her activity as a singer in the country between 2012 and 2014.
The fine imposed by the treasury on Shakira is 23 million euros and 8 years in prison. In the statement issued by her lawyers, the artist assures that since 2011 she has paid more than 104 million euros in taxes worldwide and claims to be used by the Treasury for exemplary purposes.
According to the EFE news agency, the document issued by the lawyers of Shakira He assures that “a dirty campaign” was mounted against him and only with a “collection effort” so that “despite his innocence, he pleads guilty and comes to terms with the accusations.”
Finally, Shakira says that the Spanish Tax Agency used on several occasions “measures that violate the right to privacy, such as requests to medical centers to obtain confidential information.” The artist pleads not guilty by stating that “she has scrupulously complied with all her tax obligations in the multiple territories with which she has had professional links” and that “she has paid taxes worldwide for a global amount that exceeds 104 million euros, of which 90 million have been paid to the Spanish Public Treasury”.