On Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:21:43 -0800, megapode wrote:
> On Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:14:11 UTC+2, alister wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:35:57 -0800, megapode wrote:
>> > On Tuesday, 13 February 2018 03:49:16 UTC+2, Mark Jackson wrote:
>> >> "Briatore sentenced to jail for tax fraud"
>> >> http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns38123.html
>> >> --
>> >> Mark Jackson - http://www.alumni.caltech.edu/~mjackson
>> >> One’s hope with this stuff is always that Trump is lying. The
>> >> more disturbing explanation is that he’s actually confused. -
>> >> Matthew Yglesias
>> > Isn't this essentially the same as the accusations about Hamilton and
>> > his aircraft?
>> Perhaps you should try reading the full article first
> I did. The substance is that Flav has a yacht that he says is for
> business but is really for pleasure - and so it's a Tax dodge. Which is
> what has been suggested about Hamilton and his plane.
or simply he has not submitted invoices that were FAKE (ie never issued
by the company the claim to be from)
> It may be that Hamilton's advisers have been more creative with the
> paperwork. Or that he has advisers.
Indeed advisers who would have kept him within the law & not said "hey
look if you fire-up your computer & rough out a few pretend invoices we
can no a few quid more of your tax bill)
>> "Briatore and four others had been found guilty of using the yacht only
>> recreationally, therefore dodging EUR 3.6 million in value-added tax by
>> issuing fake invoices."
>> Briatore has been found guilty of tax Fraud because he was issuing fake
>> invoices (presumably to claim the yacht as a business expense some how.
>> it is clearly the fraudulent invoices that has caused the issue.
> They're just the smoking gun.
No they are the activity that overstepped the line from tax evasion to
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