Colombian singer Shakira was able to evade payment of taxes amounting to 14.5 million euros in Spain in the period from 2012 to 2014.
About it reported December 7, the newspaper El Pais, referring to the investigation of the tax service of the Iberian Kingdom.
The Prosecutor’s office intends to submit a lawsuit against the singer in the near future, because Shakira has not paid income tax and property tax.
Since 2011, the singer is in a civil marriage with the defender of the Spanish football club “Barcelona” Gerard Pique is living in this city.
According to the Spanish laws, if a person resides in the territory of the country more than six months, it automatically becomes a tax resident of the Iberian Kingdom must pay taxes on all earnings, even those earned abroad.
The consequence does not exclude that the 41-year-old Shakira was pretending to live in the Bahamas to avoid paying taxes.
Shakira is known not only as a singer but also a songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer and model. It is considered the most successful Latin American actress who achieved success as Spanish-speaking and English-speaking market of show business.
Earlier, the singer has had conflict with tax authorities and was forced to pay over 20 million euros after the Spanish Prosecutor’s office opened a case against her about a possible violation of tax laws. Then it was about the tax debt for 2011.