Bar Refaeli was sentenced to nine months of community service for tax evasion.
The 35-year-old supermodel reached a plea deal over the lengthy investigation into allegations of tax evasion and false tax returns in June, and on Sunday (09/13/20), the Tel Aviv Magistrates Court upheld the ruling previously. agreed, to be seen. also Bat’s mother, Tzipi imprisoned for 16 months.
Bar will show up for his community service on September 21, the same day his mother goes to jail.
In court, the judge pointed out that he took into consideration the couple’s contribution to society, the fact that Bar has three children and Tzipi has a medical condition, and also the model that in many cases the tax offenders have no antecedents criminal.
He said, “I have come to the conclusion that this is a general punishment that is reasonable.”
The settlement will also mean that the family must pay any outstanding taxes due, as well as a 5 million shekels ($ 1.4 million) fine. The host of “X Factor Israel” has also withdrawn pending appeals to the Supreme Court of Israel and the Tel Aviv District Court for the years 2009-2012.
The case against the model and her mother was first opened in 2015, but dates back to when the beautiful Israeli was in her early 20s and her mother worked as an agent.
Bar, who has children Liv, four, Elle, two, and David, nine months, with her husband Adi Ezra, was suspected of tax evasion due to concerns about her primary residence at a time when she was dating Leonardo DiCaprio and appeared on modeling campaigns around. the world.
Tax law in Israel determines residence based on where a person spends most of the calendar year and the model had initially stated that they did not spend most of their time in their home country and therefore “had no to declare it world income in certain years. “
At the time the case was opened, it was reported that authorities were investigating allegations that Bar had been hiding the fact that she was a resident of Israel and was allegedly not reporting millions of dollars in income and gifts.
Bar’s attorney initially denied the charges against her, saying the case “will be resolved soon.”
Speaking in 2015, the legal representative said: “There is no drama. In the end, this is just a civil dispute. No one cheated on anyone else. Soon everything will be cleared up.”