Over 8,500 lawsuits filed for aggravated tax evasion in 2013
The General Secretariat of Public Revenue announced that the Financial and Economic Crime Unit (SDOE), tax offices and auditing centers filed over 8,500 lawsuits in 2013 concerning instances of aggravated tax evasion.
These lawsuits were filed for non-submission or inaccurate submission of tax returns, withholding VAT and other taxes, levies and fees, as well submitting falsified documentation.
Of the 8,523 lawsuits that were filed in 2013, a total of 3,605 where referred to the Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Authority. 137 lawsuits related to tax evasion in excess of 50,000 euros, for a total of 112.4 million euros.