The brazilian football star Neymar is in the spotlight with the Spanish tax authorities.
This writes the newspaper El Mundo.
According to the newspaper it is two different cases, which form the background for the investigation.
the Authorities look allegedly into whether Neymar paid taxes on the bonus he received when he in 2016 and extended his contract with FC Barcelona.
in Addition, investigated whether Neymar meet tax requirements in connection with the money he received when he the year after switched from Barcelona to the French Paris Saint-Germain.
A hearing in the case should be scheduled for 21. march by the labour court in Barcelona. But the tax authorities would not comment on El mundo's information, as the news agency Reuters took contact Monday.
There was more cams, as Neymar in 2017 left Barcelona. Thus refused Barcelona to pay 26 million euros, which was a part of the bonusaftalen with the extension nine months earlier.
instead, the defendant Barcelona Neymar and demanded 8.5 million euros for breach of contract. Neymar returned the favor by suing the club in order to get the entire bonus paid.
The Spanish tax authorities investigated also the cash flow as Neymar in 2013 switched from brazilian Santos to Barcelona. Here it ended with a settlement.