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Nov 06

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admin says:

Melandri guilty of tax dodging

BMW World Superbike rider Marco Melandri has received a nineteen month suspended sentance in his home town of Ravenna, after being convicted of tax evasion offences. In a case similar to Valentino Rossi's conviction in 2008, Melandri was prosecuted for failing to pay taxes on millions of pounds of earnings from 2003-2005, while riding for Tech 3 and Movistar in MotoGP. The...

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Oct 12

Posts: 144

moto4 says:

tax enforcement inconsistencies

I'm self employed and get hounded by inland revenue repeatedly for a relatively small amount of money. Why is the same zeal not employed for so many of the wealthy. If marco was in uk should he not have paid tax here too- as others have noted?

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Sep 10

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CBR11X says:

Steal a million pounds, you get a slap on the wrist. Steal a car and you get 3-5 years.

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