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Gozon ready to face tax evasion case, denies involvement in INQ7 operations

GMA Network chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon has denied participation in the operations of the now defunct INQ7 Interactive Inc., which has been slapped with a P23 million tax evasion case by the Bureau of Internal Revenue.

GMA Network chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon has denied participation in the operations of the now defunct INQ7 Interactive Inc., which has been slapped with a P23 million tax evasion case by the Bureau of Internal Revenue.

Gozon and Inquirer.net president Paolo Prieto were named respondents in the complaint. INQ7, a joint venture between the broadcasting firm and the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

“As chairman of INQ7, he only presided the meetings of the board and had no involvement or participation in the operations of the company. Gozon resigned from INQ7 in 2017,” said a statement released Thursday.

“Atty. Gozon has yet to receive a copy of the complaint. He is ready to answer whatever charges as soon as he receives it,” the statement added.

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