Mourinho Denies Tax Fraud Allegations

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Jose Mourinho has denied any tax wrongdoings via a statement released by his agent Jorge Mendes.

The Manchester United manager has been accused of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities to a tune of €3.3 million during his time in Real Madrid.

However, Mourinho has denied any wrongdoing and insists he is in compliance with every tax regulations and has not heard otherwise from the Spanish authorities.

“Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published Tuesday. To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process,” a statement on the Gestifute website reads.

“Jose Mourinho, who lived in Spain from June 2010 until May 2013, paid more than €26 million in taxes, with an average tax rate over 41 per cent, and accepted the regularization proposals made by the Spanish tax authorities in 2015 regarding the years of 2011 and 2012 and entered into a settlement agreement regarding 2013.

“The Spanish government in turn, through the tax department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he regularised his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations.”

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