Taxes

Uh oh. According to TMZ, Nelly owes the IRS over $2 million in unpaid taxes. “He’s also got state tax trouble — earlier this year, the Missouri Department of Revenue said the St. Louis rapper owed $149,511 in unpaid state taxes from 2013,” TMZ reports. “He originally owed a mere $113,533 … but interest is a bitch.” […]

The "Killing Me Softly" singer says the tax problems are the same ones she's been dealing with for years now.

On the heels of news breaking the newlywed Solange Knowles was slapped with a tax lien from the state of California, the Puma Art Director and Creative Consultant responded to the buzz. TMZ broke the news three days after Knowles got married to longtime boyfriend Alan Ferguson, state filed a tax lien against her for more than […]

No matter who you are, famous or not, it’s hard to escape the Internal Revenue Services. Especially when you owe them. Apparently, Vanessa Williams didn’t get the memo as she owes nearly $370,000 in unpaid taxes, according to The Smoking Gun. The site reports the former Miss America was issued a lien earlier this month […]

Rapper Busta Rhymes may need to calm down on the extravagant spending. Apparently, Rhymes has been blowing money so fast that he’s neglected to pay some taxes. According to reports, The “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See” rapper owes the government nearly a million dollars. Busta Rhymes owes Uncle Sam exactly $789,577.90 in […]

The IRS just keeps messing with popular 90s rapper MC Hammer. Years after paying off his multimillion dollar debt, the government recently told the rapper turned minister that he owed more than a million dollars in penalties stemming from his initial debt that was paid off seven years ago. As we all know, Hammer went […]

New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne has fashioned himself as some type of new age outlaw. He has taken his role so seriously that the government is looking for the Grammy Award winner to make good on the tax lien he was just slapped with. It is a staggering tax lien to the tune of $12 […]

Singer Brian McKnight is in the midst of fighting for his financial freedom. He recently filed a lawsuit against his former accountant claiming the accounting firm was so deceptive in their managing practices they went as far as to get a United States Congressman to help cover up their shady business dealings. McKnight filed the […]

They may be living the lavish lifestyle on their hit reality show “Tamar & Vince,” but the IRS says otherwise. Tamar Braxton‘s husband and manager Vincent Herbert was recently hit with a three million dollar federal tax lien. According to court documents, the IRS is demanding Herbert cough up $3, 325, 107.70. All of this […]

One of the biggest lessons learned this past year: never take advice on taxes from celebrities.   In a recent video with TMZ, rapper The Game shared the three things that (he thought) were okay to write off on your taxes. With making it rain on strippers at the strip clubs at the top of […]

Let me just start by saying I hope this letter reaches you in good health. Now, where do I begin?   Got it. Lauryn Hill. Wesley Snipes. Chris Tucker. MC Hammer. Fat Joe. Young Buck. What do they all have in common? Well, besides momentous influence on pop culture and Black people in general? Me […]

  Singer/reality star K. Michelle is used to being the one throwing punches. Well, now the IRS is hitting K. Michelle with a hard hit to her wallet. K. Michelle was recently notified that a $52,000 tax lien was filed against her. The government filed a tax lien against K. Michelle claiming she didn’t have […]