Remember that time from 2011 when Lionel Messi was charged with the offense of tax fraud of 3 million? well, whatever Messi can do Ronaldo can do better, and he proved it literally removing any shadow od doubt as he was accused of tax fraud worth 14.7 million Euros through offshore companies and a lawsuit was filed against the soccer superstar by Spanish prosecutor on Tuesday.
The office of the prosecutor in Madrid made a statement on Tuesday that a lawsuit has been filed against Christiano Ronaldo for supposedly the offense of tax evasion against the authorities of Spain. The fraud is said out to be worth 14.7 million euros in the period ranging between 2011 and 2014. The statement claims that the soccer star Christiano Ronaldo had with malice been using a business structure which was developed in 2010 to reportedly hide his true and authentic income. This included a discretionary non-fulfillment of the tax commitment and responsibility borne by the Footballer. Apparently, the claims of tax fraud are established on the basis a report from the tax agency of Spain.
The breakdown of the alleged tax fraud of 14. 7 million euros on the part of real Madrid C.F.’s star player, Christiano Ronaldo as reported by the prosecutors is:
- 1.4 million euros in 2011
- 1.7 million euros in 2012
- 3.2 million euros in 2013
- 8.5 million euros in 2014
Christiano Ronaldo is basically from Portugal, however, he became a tax paying resident in Spain in January of 2010.