Rick Ross cannot be bothered with anything less than the finest things that money can buy, but he may want to consider imposing a limit on his expenditures. According to TMZ, he owes the IRS $5.7 million in unpaid taxes.
Ty Dolla $ign has been busy over the last few years, releasing a slew of projects and doing countless features. Somewhere within that prolific stretch, he began to run up a bill with the IRS, who TMZ reports are after him for 180,000 in back taxes.
MC Hammer's legendary financial troubles are still haunting him. On December 17, the appeals court ruled that MC Hammer indeed owes the IRS $800,000 in a case that dates back to 2013 and concerns unpaid taxes from as far back as 1996.
Trey Songz was recently the unlucky recipient of a tax lien, courtesy of the IRS, after he apparently did not pay taxes in 2013. The IRS reportedly requested he pay them $748,870.08, the taxes owed from the entirety of his 2013 income (you do the math).
It's definitely a familiar story, at this point you could insert many a rapper name into this headline and the result would be similar. Today the latest hip-hop artist to be targeted by Uncle Sam is none other than pastor Mase.
Lil Kim's had her fair share on legal issues and money problems in the past, just last year she was entangled in a lawsuit with her lawyer as well as her former business partner, but the latest legal entanglement is with the IRS.
While we're quite sure Lil Wayne is not having financial troubles (he's worth an approximate $135 million at this point), he's nonetheless neglected to pay his taxes for 2011 and 2012, resulting in quite the tax lien.
Fat Joe pled guilty to charges of tax evasion back in December, although the rapper is among good company. Most recently we reported on Mary J. Blige's tax problems, plus there was Lauryn Hill's highly publicized case.