Soccer Star, Neymar, Guilty of Tax Evasion

Soccer start, Neymar (star forward for Barcelona, 24 year old Brazilian, formerly of team Santos) has been reportedly found guilty of tax evasion in Brazil and fined 45.9m Euros (over $50m/US) for failing to declare 2012-2014 earnings to avoid payment of 53.6m Euros in taxes on income received from his former team, Santos and endorsement income from Nike. Neymar used closely held company and false contracts to avoid payment of taxes due in Brazil.

He is separately under investigation in Spain for tax evasion.

See 3/18/16 Forbes article, Report: Neymar Found Guilty of Tax Evasion, Ordered To Pay Millions.

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