Shakira denies £14.5m tax fraud allegations in new response 

Mark Battersby
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Colombian singer Shakira has responded to tax evasion charges against her by the Spanish government in an interview published yesterday (21 September).  Shakira's appeal in a Spain tax fraud case was dismissed on 26 May this year, having been initially charged in 2018 with failing to pay €14.5m on income earned between 2012 and 2014. A trial date has not yet been set. In a cover story for Elle published yesterday (September 21), the pop star said she'd paid everything that the government had claimed she owed, claiming "as of today, I owe zero to them". She also explained her confid...

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