A radio interview from 2010 is currently doing the rounds in Turre where the current Mayor, Arturo Grima, appears to admit to having evaded tax by paying €60,000 from townhall coffers towards the town fiesta in 2007 without declaring taxes. Arturo was Mayor of Turre from 1995-1999, when he was barred from re-election for 8 years for abuse of office during his term. He promptly returned as soon as the Law allowed in 2007, when Continue reading Turre Mayor appears to admits tax evasion with townhall cash to pay for the feria…
The Tax Office Hacienda reckons Coca Cola is illegally evading Spanish taxes by dodgy accounting practices, and an independent tax tribunal TEAC has ruled that a full investigation is warranted. However, at the same time, the TEAC said the investigation couldn’t go ahead, because it depended upon confidential information from third parties that couldn’t be shown to Coca Cola, and as such, any investigation would be on evidence the company couldn’t defend itself against, something Continue reading Coca Cola is evading Spanish taxes illegally, says Tax Office (but we have no proof)
Well, what a surprise. Nice to hear it being said by someone official, tho’. The Judge who is prosecuting Princess Cristina for tax fraud has reprimanded several Tax Inspectors who in past allowed her to slip fake invoices into her tax return without penalty. “You, and your entire department, appear to be under orders to “look the other way” when it comes to the Royal Family” he blasted at them. José Castro cross-examined these Inspectors Continue reading Judge to Tax Office: You treat the Royal Family differently!
About 25% of the entire economy of Almería is “black”, or in other words, is undeclared and no tax is paid on it. And the percentage is expected to grow as the recession bites. That’s according to the Tax Office, no less. Lástima que no haya un Nobel de Economía sumergida. — Hugo Bonet (@HugoBonet) October 15, 2012 Frankly, I reckon it’s higher than that. I was in a well known mechanics in Vera the Continue reading 25% of the local economy is black
Spain opens tax evasion “hunting season” and targets 8 billion Euros Spain’s new Conservative Government announced this week a wide ranging plan against fiscal fraud and tax evasion by which it hopes to recoup over 8 billion Euros for treasury coffers in 2012 alone. And it has also announced it will be engaging countries which have ceased to be tax-havens in order to step up the Government’s efforts against tax evasion in Spain. http://en.mercopress.com/2012/01/08/spain-opens-tax-evasion-hunting-season-and-targets-8-billion-euros Posted Continue reading Spain opens tax evasion “hunting season” and targets 8 billion Euros