Nadim Zahavi, the former UK finance minister and current leader of the Conservative Party, who sits on the British government’s cabinet, issued a statement this Saturday clarifying that the deal he made with the country’s tax authority was “due to your personal confusion”. Finance” is derived from “reckless but deliberate error”.
According to Guardian, Zahavi was forced to pay a 30% penalty on top of the debt owed to the tax authorities. A British newspaper says the amount has been reached 4.8 million pounds (5.47 million euros).
In his statement in this regard, the Chairman The Tories It is unclear how much he paid and what he paid. However, it does confirm that “discussions” have been held with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) regarding the tax regime. YouGov — found the polling agency he helped — and says he “paid what they said.”
“21 years ago, I co-founded a company called Yukov (…) and when we founded it, I didn’t have the money or the experience to go it alone. So I asked my father for help. In the process, he received shares in the business, as a founder, in exchange for some capital and his valuable guidance. Twenty-one years later, when I was ordained Treasurer [ministro das Finanças], questions were raised about my tax status. At that time, I discussed them with the Council of Ministers,” Zahavi reports.
“Following discussions with HMRC, they agreed that my father was entitled to the founder’s shares in YouGov, but did not agree on its exact allocation. They concluded it was a ‘careless but not intentional’ error. “I decided to settle the matter and pay what they said to focus on my career as a civil servant,” he said.
Nadim Zahavi, former Education Minister and former Secretary for Equality and Intergovernmental Relations, was last in charge. Finance folder at Boris Johnson’s governmentIt was officially dropped and replaced in September Elizabeth DressIn turn, he was replaced in October by the current Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak.
Currently, Zahavi holds the posts of Conservative Party leader and Secretary of State without portfolio, which allows him a place in Sunak’s cabinet.
Because of this case, the Labor Party is demanding the Prime Minister Tori Zahavi was removed from the government, arguing that this might be a violation of ministerial law. The largest opposition party has demanded a parliamentary inquiry to find out whether the former minister “deliberately lied or misled” Parliament about his tax situation.
“To someone who was Principal – the head of tax affairs in the United Kingdom – and a holder of this type of wealth who would be expected to know or seek advice on his own tax situation; Against non-payment of taxes and fines,” criticized Labor deputy leader Angela Rayner.
“Status [no Governo] who until recently was in charge of the country’s tax system and was the prime minister He was appointed as the leader of the Conservative Party, intolerable”, he argued in an interview with the BBC. “It’s time for Rishi Sunak to stand up for them and remove Nadeem Zahavi from his government.”
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