When talking about Cristiano Ronaldo, we cannot ignore the Portuguese star who cooperated with Insparya, a famous brand in the field of hair transplant, to establish a chain of hair transplant clinics in Marbella, Valencia, Bilbao and Madrid. Although Ronaldo is the co-founder and most famous face of this collaborative project, girlfriends Georgina Rodriguez and Paulo Joaquim Silva are on the board of directors to run the operations of the system chain. hair transplant room. In 2020, the reported profit from the operations of this chain of hair transplant clinics was 2 million euros.
According to El Confidencial newspaper, the famous couple Ronaldo and Georgina are being investigated for violations in the operation of the hair transplant system. More specifically, CR7’s hair transplant clinics and partners issued invoices to customers without applying VAT (Value Added Tax) respectively from 2019 to 2021. Striker’s hair transplant clinics Currently representing Al Nassr, hair loss is considered a disease, so medical services aimed at diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure must be exempt from VAT. They even defend themselves by comparing hair loss to losing a limb.
“There is no doubt that hair loss treatment is not only cosmetic but also medical, such as placing a prosthetic leg in a patient who has lost a limb. Hair transplantation can also help raise self-esteem and end the vicious cycle of depression”, that’s what the hype about Ronaldo’s hair transplant clinics says.
However, this argument was rejected by the Spanish tax authorities, while the public authorities pointed out that the goal pursued in hair transplantation is purely aesthetic and therefore, Spanish hair transplant clinics Ronaldo is subject to 21% VAT.