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Manny Pacquiao Not Concerned With Tax Disputes

Before WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao accepted a November 22nd fight with Chris Algieri, he had a tax battle to overcome with the Filipino congressman in a dispute with his government, who claimed he owed them millions of dollars.

The fighter insisted he had already paid the required money on his bouts in the United States to the American authorities. It is a dispute that is likely to go longer than twelve rounds, but the boxer insists his ongoing tax disputes will in no way interfere with his Algieri preparations.

''I'm not bothered, you know, I'm not bothered [with] this problem because I never hide [anything], I didn't hide something from the government,'' Pacquiao said. ''I pay my taxes in the States, and they have to honor [that], the Philippines has to honour I'm paying taxes in America."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ruthless One on 08-26-2014

Philippine government = corrupt as fvck

Comment by tangalog2200 on 08-26-2014

[QUOTE=billeau2;14888605]It sounds fishy. Again, as said in the past....there is no reason for the IRS to lock Manny up. Yes they do that but...its counter to them bleeding him. better to have him earn and pay. usually the IRS settlement…

Comment by E. O. Wilson on 08-26-2014

It's not the IRS. Manny paid taxes to the IRS but the corrupt Phillipines government wants their cut so that's the dispute. They probably arbitrarily "invented" a new tax stipulation just for him. If I were Manny I'd say "thank…

Comment by KingTito on 08-26-2014

I'm not gonna pretend to know much about economics, certainly the economics in the Phillipines, but it's not a stretch to believe these countries' governments are corrupt. I would imagine if he was doing some illegal sh[B]it[/B] then a more…

Comment by Evol on 08-26-2014

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;14888132]The thing with floyd was he didn't take taxes out of checks he was given for fights-which is his employment. Manny very easily could've taken too little out or none at all. SOmetimes it takes awhile, that's why…

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