TaxEvasion

Beanie Sigel and the Celebrity Tax Problem: An Inside Look at Hip-Hop Dodging Uncle Sam
Beanie Sigel and the Celebrity Tax Problem: An Inside Look at Hip-Hop Dodging Uncle Sam
Dr. Dre put it best: "The only two things that scare me are God and the IRS." For the average American citizen, filing taxes annually is a necessary evil. Most don't find the task daunting either. An employer sends out tax forms, and the employee either files online or has an accountant handle the dirty work...
Ja Rule Receives Added Jail Time for Tax Evasion
Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule received some more bad news Monday (July 18), when he was handed down a 28-month federal prison sentence for failing to file his income tax returns. Rule, born Jeffrey Atkins, is currently serving out a two-year term on a weapons charge, and will likely now spend several more months behind bars than previously expected, due to his inability to handle his finances... Rea
DMX Owes $1.5 Million in Back Taxes
DMX Owes $1.5 Million in Back Taxes
Troubled rapper DMX can't win. In May, the MC was released from America's notorious "Tent City" prison in Maricopa County, Ariz., and could potentially be headed back to the slammer for owing over $1.5 million in back taxes. According to public records uncovered by the Detroit News, DMX and his wife owe $442,869 in property value to the IRS from delinquent tax payments...
Method Man Turns Himself in for Tax Evasion
Method Man Turns Himself in for Tax Evasion
No one likes paying taxes, but Method Man (as per usual) has taken things to a new level. After years of evasion, the money-starved system finally caught up with the Wu-Tang legend, and it's now a felony situation. The New York Post reports that Method Man -- real name Clifford Smith -- has turned himself in to the Staten Island DA for failure to pay approximately $33,000 in back taxes... Read Mor