The court ordered the founder of Cirque du Soleil to pay for flight to the ISS
The tax court of Canada ordered the Cirque du Soleil founder guy Laliberte to pay more than $20 million for his flight to the International space station (ISS) in 2009. About it reports CTV News.
According to the channel, the court found a flight Laliberte “a personal journey with the elements of a business trip.”
As noted, according to the court, only 10% of the cost of the flight belong to the charity.
While Laliberte claimed tax benefits, as advertised by Cirque du Soleil during their stay on the ISS.
Guy laliberté went to space as a tourist on 30 September 2009, on the ship “Union TMA-16” the crew of the 21st expedition.