After the “Pandora Papers” revelations, DSK refuses to pay taxes in Morocco

COne of the most prominent names in the latest revelations surrounding the “Pandora Papers” scandal. Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) President Dominic Strauss-Kahn is among hundreds of senior officials and officials named in the latest batch of disclosures led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). More than 600 journalists in 117 countries, including le desko for Morocco.

Thus, the former head of the IMF and French politician was pinned for paying consulting fees of several million dollars to companies through his Casablanca consulting firm Parnasse International. All this while being exempt from taxes. Something that the person denied the day after the revelation was published.

zero tax?

when wickedness turns into a lie”, replied another commonly referred to by his initials, “DSK”, in a post on his Twitter account. The person provides an upward response to the program’s broadcast on Monday, October 4, by directly responding to the program of the French public service Cash Investigations, a television magazine broadcast on France 2.

On Sunday evening, the show’s account, centered around French journalist Alice Lucet, published a short video in the form of a teaser. “Former leftist minister has set up his company in parts of the world where tax…”, declared the French journalist in the quote.

Your team of professionals could verify that I have been a Moroccan tax resident since 2013 and that I pay my taxes at 23.8% of my profit, or up to EUR 812,000 for the years 2018, 2019 and 2020.“, meanwhile expressed, this Monday afternoon, Dominic Strauss-Kahn.

Married to Moroccan Myriam L’Oufir, “DSK” traded public appearances and political life to devote himself to the activities of his SME, Parnasse International, based in Casablanca. He is its manager since May 27, 2013. In 2017, the structure achieved an estimated turnover of 62.863 million dirhams. At the top alone, with the support of a few independent consultants, Septuagenarian is active in the development of several African economies.

Involved in the development of CFCs?

In his article on the former politician cast in the Socialist Party (PS), take desk, Supporting documents indicate that his consulting firm achieved Casablanca Finance City status, making a profit “A very attractive tax regime which includes total exemption from corporation tax especially for the first five years” a situation, “which entitles him to innumerable benefits”, linked to the ambitions of the economic capital wishing to make the metropolis an important financial center and a regional centre.

according to our partners Desk, DSK has no trouble getting the position, itself”Contributed as a consultant in the establishment of the financial center “at the request of the king”“”, Explain le desko And citing the crew of the former head of the IMF.

Pure-players show that their Casablanca company has accumulated”225 million dirhams in net tax profit over six years“And in addition to African states such as Congo, Togo and Tunisia,”International oil trading and investment companies”, as confirmed by the media, which works on part of the twelve million documents coming from offshore centers and transmitted to the consortium.

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