New information has come forth confirming that Wintris, an offshore company owned by Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir, former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson’s wife, did not pay taxes in Iceland according to law over a period of several years. According to an agreement the couple made with the Director of Internal Revenue in 2016, Anna’s tax payments from 2011 to 2015 were reassessed. The couple appealed part of the reassessment, contesting the amount to be paid and the ruling on this appeal was released publicly last week, revealing that Anna was refunded in part.
The Panama Papers made the existence and ownership of Wintris public last year, resulting in Sigmundur Davíð’s resignation as prime minister.
Wintris is an offshore company registered in the British Virgin Islands founded shortly after Anna acquired a prepaid inheritance from her father. Sigmundur Davíð had a 50 percent stake in the company, worth well over