Three representatives of a trading company in Dubai have been involved in tax evasion of about 63 million yen in total by instructing income hiding by making two companies such as a dispatching company in Tokyo transfer fictitious consulting fees. He was arrested by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office on suspicion of violating the tax law.

Three people were arrested, including Shinichi Tawada (71), the representative of the trading company "KPT General Trading" in Dubai, the Middle East.

According to the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office, Tawada and his colleagues instructed two companies, a human resources dispatch company in Tokyo and a solar power generation affiliated company in Kagoshima Prefecture, to hide their income by paying fictitious expenses, totaling about 6300. There is a suspicion of violating the Corporate Tax Law for being involved in tax evasion of 10,000 yen.

The Special Investigation Department and the Inspection Department of the Tokyo National Tax Bureau have been searching the homes and related parties of the three people in Tokyo and other areas since the morning of June 1.

According to people familiar with the matter, the representatives pretended that the income of the two companies was low by transferring the fee in the name of an unrealistic consulting fee, and it is suspected that most of the funds received were refunded to the two companies. is.

The Special Investigation Department has not disclosed the approval or disapproval of the three, but according to people familiar with the matter, Tawada had denied his involvement in tax evasion before his arrest.

The Special Investigation Department and the Tokyo National Taxation Bureau are expected to investigate the flow of funds in detail by analyzing the seized materials.

Is it soliciting the owners of small and medium-sized enterprises by proposing tax measures?

"KPT General Trading", represented by Tawada, has its head office in Dubai, UAE = United Arab Emirates, and explains on the company's homepage that "the majority of the shares are owned by the Arab royal family."

According to the people concerned, Mr. Tawada solicited the managers of small and medium-sized enterprises through multiple business partners and proposed tax measures such as "the tax can be reduced".

Also, in the years leading up to the first year of Reiwa, there were exchanges of funds with about 160 corporations and individuals.

Two officials, including a dispatched labor company suspected of being tax evaded by three people, told the Tokyo National Tax Bureau that they were "explained that it was a legal scheme that would not result in tax evasion." I was told that the problem would not occur. "