Actor Zoren Legaspi charged with tax evasion

All we can say is this: It’s tough being in showbiz.

Jun Ramirez of the Manila Bulletin reports that on Thursday, May 8, "the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed tax evasion charges against actor Zoren Legaspi."


The report noted: "In the criminal complaint submitted to the Department of Justice (DOJ), BIR Commissioner Kim Henares indicated that Legaspi ’under-declared’ his gross income by P4.4 million for the years 2010 and 2012."


According to the charge sheet, Legaspi allegedly declared a total income of only P8.6 million for the two-year period. However, based on the information supplied by his withholding agents, his earnings reached more than P16.1 million during the said period.


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