Lauryn Hill

The eight-time Grammy Award winner and South Orange, N.J., resident was charged with willfully failing to file income tax returnswith the IRS. Federal prosecutors said she didn't pay taxes on more than $1.5 million earned in 2005, 2006 and 2007 from recording and film royalties.

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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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