Saturday, Jul 04, 2020 | Last Update : 02:49 PM IST

102nd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra1929901046878376 Tamil Nadu102721583781385 Delhi92175630072864 Gujarat34686249411905 Uttar Pradesh2579717597749 West Bengal2048813571717 Telangana2046210195283 Karnataka197108807293 Rajasthan1878515043435 Andhra Pradesh169347632206 Haryana1550911019251 Madhya Pradesh1410610815589 Bihar10911821184 Assam8956583212 Jammu and Kashmir76954856105 Odisha7316535333 Punjab56683989149 Kerala4594243626 Uttarakhand2791190937 Chhatisgarh2339193713 Jharkhand2339160512 Tripura140110931 Manipur13166390 Goa11984783 Himachal Pradesh9796179 Puducherry73930112 Nagaland5351820 Chandigarh4463676 Arunachal Pradesh182601 Mizoram1601230 Sikkim101520 Meghalaya50421
  Sports   Football  10 Jul 2019  Barcelona defender Pique to pay 2.1 million euros in back taxes

Barcelona defender Pique to pay 2.1 million euros in back taxes

AP
Published : Jul 10, 2019, 3:04 pm IST
Updated : Jul 10, 2019, 3:04 pm IST

Spain has cracked down on soccer players for not paying their fair share in taxes in recent years, including Messi and Ronaldo.

Pique, a former Spain defender who plays for Barcelona, was appealing an initial ruling issued in 2016. (Photo: AFP)
 Pique, a former Spain defender who plays for Barcelona, was appealing an initial ruling issued in 2016. (Photo: AFP)

Madrid: Spain's National Court has ruled that soccer player Gerard Pique must pay Spain's Tax Office 2.1 million euros (2.3 million dollars) in back taxes and fines.

The court said on Wednesday that it has upheld a previous decision that Pique must settle his outstanding tax obligations from 2009, 2009 and 2010 regarding income earned from image rights.

 

Pique, a former Spain defender who plays for Barcelona, was appealing an initial ruling issued in 2016.

Pique's wife, Colombian pop musician Shakira, is also being investigated for alleged tax evasion in Spain. She denies any wrongdoing.

Spain has cracked down on soccer players for not paying their fair share in taxes in recent years, including Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Tags: gerard pique, fc barcelona
Location: Spain, Madrid, Madrid