FC Twente has with the Dutch Tax authorities reached agreement on an additional levy of € 4.4 million. Thus comes an end to the scrutiny of the tax authorities, that early 2016 is started.
The club from Enschede, who last season from the Eredivisie is relegated, to low wages and sales taxes paid in the period 2011-2015. The Tax authorities, Twente, previously a fine of 250,000 euros is imposed.
Of the additional levy has 2.9 million related to the transfer of Dusan Tadic. The Serbian attacker was in the summer of 2014 for 14 million euros to Southampton sold.
“On the differences of understanding between the Irs and FC Twente are long lasting and in good harmony voice”, announces Twente Wednesday in a statement on the website.
FC Twente has already taken into account with an additional levy and an amount of 5.9 million euro for reserved. This does not mean, however, that FC Twente this amount currently available, please let the club know.
“The tax demand has for a long time as dark clouds over the stadium hung”, says general manager Erik Velderman of FC Twente. “It is good that we now know where we stand.”
“That without prejudice to the fact that this FC Twente financially hard hit. We identify how this claim can finance,” says the director.
“For everyone in and around FC Twente is in any case important that there is a fence around it” and that we the past really behind us can let go. All of our energy do we need for the future and this is a very important step.”