Shakira faces 8 years in jail and a $23m fine for a Tax Fraud case. Explained 

Shakira Tax Fraud

Who is not aware of Shakira? There must be a time here Shakira was a heartthrob for everyone whether it was a kid or an adult. Shakira is facing allegations of not paying euro 14.5 million or more than that. Shakira is a Columbian singing artist who is expected to avoid taxes in Spain. The result of this is that Shakira has faced long-term prison and quality fines. As per the reports from the Spanish Publication on Friday, the Spanish Prosecutors have charged Shakira with committing tax fraud. She is charged with eight and half years in jail along with a good amount fine that can be said more than $23.5 million. 

The nearest court close to Barcelona, where Shakira resides is handling this case. She is asked to condemn in front of the judge in a hearing that is expected to be present in the coming weeks.  

Shakira’s failed attempt to have dismissed the case in May

Shakira made an effort to dismiss the case last May which failed. Her appeal was not successful. Along with that, the singer also refused to have a settlement with the Spanish Judicial Ministry. It came at the beginning of the week that would have been a settlement without the involvement of a proper trial. Shakira said that the whole prosecution was “uncompromising” and used the wrong methods in the plea bargain. 

The most recent judgment of the court means that Shakira will be required to make sure before a hearing no matter what new developments were there. As per the reports from our insider, Shakira wants to see the matter end. 

The expected year of fraud is said to be from the year 2012 to 2014. This is the time when Shakira is alleged of having a fiscal residency. It was at the place of Bahamas and it led to the invasion of Spanish Taxes residing in Barcelona, Spain. This was after she started her relationship with Barcelona FC player Gerard. 


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How did Colombia’s star respond?

Shakira said that she did not make her new legal home, Barcelona until it was the year 2015. She is currently preparing to depart from Catalan Capital and the whole nation. The singer, Shakira is currently searching to immigrate to a different nation. It is expected to be the United States coming with a proper public breakup with her boyfriend Pique, last month.