The Spanish tax authorities are investigating how long the Colombian singer Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, better known as pop star Shakira, stayed in Spain between 2011 and 2014. The tax authorities want to map out whether the singer still owes the tax authorities money.
Shakira may also have been liable to pay tax in those years, the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia reports Friday.
The Colombian from origin disputes the allegations. According to 41-year-old Shakira, she has paid 34 million euros in taxes during that period and she no longer owed the Spanish tax authorities any more.
The Hips do not Lie singer has been officially living in Spain since 2015. Shakira got a relationship with Gerard Piqué in 2011. With the professional soccer player from FC Barcelona, Shakira has two sons, Sasha and Milan.