Treasury investigates Spain’s emeritus king over hunting expenses he was invited to after his abdication


The tax authorities have asked Juan Carlos I for information to trace the origin of the funds that covered the trip and other costs, according to ‘El Mundo’. On the other hand, the emeritus king will not return to Sanxenxo this week to attend the sailing regattas as planned.

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The Spanish Treasury investigates the emeritus king of Spain for hunting costs to which he was invited after his abdication in 2014. When he continued this Wednesday The world, For the past year, the Treasury has requested information from him to trace the origin of the funds that paid for the travel and other expenses to which he attended between 2014 and 2018, when he was no longer head of state and thus no longer held the immunity of the post.

The paper points out that the IRS is now trying to find out whether Juan Carlos I “has had an unwarranted increase in assets for the Treasury since he stepped down as king”. The Treasury would also demand justification for spending of “a lesser amount he received in a personal capacity,” such as “symbolic gifts made by businessmen” close to whoever was the head of state.

On the other hand, the King Emeritus of Spain has confirmed that he will not return to Sanxenxo this week to attend the sailing regattas to be held in the coming days, “strictly private reasons”. This would be his second trip to Spain in less than a month since moving to Abu Dhabi in August 2020.

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Source: EITB


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