French tax authorities have been granted a legal order to seize and sell the two flats bequeathed to Robinson by his friend and former business associate Joska Bourgeois, said a report in Saturday’s Guardian.
The tax liability, reported to be about £3m, is understood to have arisen with Bourgeois, who died six years ago.
The Conservative party has called for Robinson’s financial affairs and his links to prime minister Tony Blair, who has previously been Robinson’s guest in the South of France, to be investigated.
- Chartered accountant Lord Levy failed this weekend to prevent the Sunday Times printing allegations that he had paid just £5,000 in income tax last year.Lord Levy, who is a good friend of Tony Blair, claims he paid so little tax because he was heavily involved in political and voluntary activities, none of which provided any income.
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