Ryanair investigated over Italian social security payments

Ryanair is under investigation in Italy for allegedly evading €12 million of social security payments, according to a report.

16th October, 2012
Ryanair investigated over Italian social security payments
Ryanair previously caused controversy in Italy when it ran an advertisement mocking then president Silvio Berlusconi.

Ryanair is under investigation in Italy for allegedly evading €12 million of social security payments, according to a report.

Prosecutors in Bergamo accuse the carrier of avoiding heavier taxation in Italy by paying lower pension fees in Ireland for staff flying in and out of the city, Reuters reported a judicial source as saying. Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary had been under investigation since June 2010 for his role as legal representative of the group,...

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