In 2012, the now 64-year-old music legend owed $1.1 million to the Feds, according to IRS documents obtained by E! News. The hefty sum is leftover from unpaid income taxes in 2010.
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In 2012, it was reported that the controversial R&B singer reportedly owes $4.85 million in unpaid taxes dating back from 2005 to 2010.
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In honor of ‘Tax Day’ we put together a slideshow of African-American stars who have infamously found themselves in tax trouble.
Black celebrities are some of the most infamous tax evasion offenders, from former Fugees singer Lauryn Hill to actor Wesley Snipes, who was recently released from prison after serving over 2 years for owing nearly $17 million in back taxes.
Click through the slideshow to see some of your favorite performers who have been accused of screwing over Uncle Sam.
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