To enjoy tax benefits in the United States, Tatiana Navka, two-time world champion, Olympic champion in ice dancing and the wife of the press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov, did not report to regulators their true income.
According to research by the Guardian, Navka and her ex husband Alexander Zhulin needs US $128 thousand due to unpaid property tax, almost $1.3 million mortgage loan and $120 million in utility fees, insurance premiums, and other charges.
Tatiana Navka with his partner Roman Kostomarov and ex-husband Alexander Zhulin. Source: wikipedia
A native of the Ukraine first came to the US in 1992, when she was 17 years old. Skater lived and worked under contract in Montclair (NJ). In 2000 in new York, Navka married her trainer Alexander Zhulin. The couple settled in new Jersey and bought it as well as in neighboring new York.
In 2004 the couple purchased a 2-storey apartment in the Trump Parc complex near Central Park in Manhattan, and in the next 3-room apartment on 2nd Avenue. In 2015, in an interview with HELLO! Navka said that is not a U.S. citizen.
«I never in my head did not come to apply for American citizenship because I was always sure that I would become an Olympic champion, speaking for Russia. I’ve always lived with this thought. And people who write about my American citizenship, impudently say lies», — said the skater.
Tatiana Navka was a permanent resident of the United States from 2006 to September of 2015, when informed the Ministry of internal security of the United States about his move to Moscow. During this period she was obliged annually to declare their income, including from Russian sources.
Here are some examples of tax fraud Zhulin and Navka:
- In 2009, the couple stated that he had sold the house in NJ, bought for $1.35 million, $1.2 million and, therefore, suffered loss. However, the couple continued to live there until the Bank seized the property.
- In 2010, Navka and Zhulin divorced, but continued to file tax returns as a married couple taking advantage of the tax benefits for children and rental housing, which are for married couples.
- According to court documents on confiscation, in 10 years of owning a home Navka and Zhulin owed $128 thousand.
- The former spouses will remain at $1.3 million outstanding mortgages and 120 thousand debt on utilities, insurance and other benefits.
In 2015, the Fund of struggle against corruption Alexei Navalny found out that Tatiana Navka is a U.S. tax resident, and her name is not on the list of renounced American citizenship. Then this nonprofit organization report abuse Navka laws of the United States Tax authority (IRS).
According to the Guardian, Tatiana Navka really very concerned about the situation of their Affairs in the United States. In February 2016, she hired a Russian-speaking accountant from new York Ilya Bykov to check your tax status and sale of apartments in Manhattan.