Shakira did not pay taxes on revenue earned between 2012 and 2014, she will formally face fees in the court docket within the tax fraud case in opposition to her, NBC Information confirmed

A decision in Spain authorized a trial in opposition to Shakira on Sept. 27. In 2018, the singer was accused of failing to pay practically $14 million in taxes.

Prosecutors are asking for an 8-year jail sentence and an effective if Shakira is discovered responsible in this case.

Shakira beforehand rejected a plea deal that will have allowed her to keep away from going to trial.

Prosecutors are alleging that Shakira spent greater than half of her time in 2012-2014 in Spain, which is why they imagine she ought to have paid taxes there.

Though Shakira’s residence was within the Bahamas throughout that point, she was romantically concerned with Gerard Pique, who resided in Spain.

Shakira lately opened up about her choice to go to trial and battle the fees in opposition to her. “These are false accusations,” she insisted in an interview with Elle.

The 45-year-old additionally mentioned that prosecutors have tried to sway the general public by starting a “salacious press marketing campaign” in opposition to her.