Mourinho accused of tax fraud totaling 3.3 million euros

Spanish prosecutors have filed a claim against former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho for tax fraud totaling 3.3 million euros.

According to prosecutors Mourinho committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012 when he was still the manager of the Spanish side Real Madrid.

According to the same prosecutors, the now Manchester United coach used a corporate structure the creation of which could not be dated to hide his money.
Mourinho signed a contract with Real Madrid on March 31, 2010 and transferred his residence to Madrid.

That made him become a tax resident in Spain and he had to declare as such.
In July 2014, the Tax Office informed Mourinho that they would investigate his personal income tax returns for the years 2010 to 2012.

A year later, in July of 2015, the Portuguese signed a certificate of compliance in which he recognized the lack of declaration of part of the image rights and agreed to pay 1.1 million Euros.

This comes some days after Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, accused of evading in tax which he has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain on July 31st.