The Tax Man Cometh: 9 Celebrities Who Owe or Owed Uncle Sam Money

- By Bossip Staff Categories: CELEBRITY, Multi, News

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Some celebrities acquire so much gwap and lack money management skills. Here are 9 celebrities who owe or owed money to Unlce Sam.


Fat Joe

Fat Joe is serving a four-month sentence for $3 million in tax evasion.

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Joe Jackson

In June, Joe was hit with a $2,700 tax lien.

Lil Kim

Lil Kim

Back in Feb. 2012, Lil Kim owed Uncle Sam $1 million in back taxes. Cotdamn.


K. Michelle

K. Michelle will be sitting in a “very special” jail cell if she doesn’t cough up $52,000 in unpaid taxes.

Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri

In July, Jermaine was hit with a $800,000 tax lien and still owed $79K on his repo’d Lambo. Damn homie.



In Nov. 2009, DMX owed $1 million in unpaid taxes and he recently went bankrupt. He just can’t catch a break.


Lauryn Hill

In July, Lauryn reported to jail to serve three months for multi-million dollar tax evasion.

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R. Kelly

In Sept. 2012, “The Pied Piper” owed $6 million in unpaid taxes. It seems Kells accountant at the time was trapped in the closet.

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Chris Tucker

In Feb. 2012, Chris got caught slipping when he owed the government $12 million. That’s all the money he made from “Rush Hour” and “Friday.”


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