R. Kelly Hit With New Tax Lien
theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports, R. Kelly is accused of screwing over the government to the tune of $2.3 million dollars in unpaid taxes. Now, Uncle Sam is on the hunt for his property and assets to collect on their money — due to the singer’s grand tax debt rising to over $3.2 million dollars for multiple years.
Here’s the latest: The singer was hit with a brand new federal tax lien on October 7th in Illinois. The official document shows the IRS accusing Kelly of screwing them out of $2,327,444.58 in taxes for the year 2014.
The lien explains if he doesn’t pay the debt, they will begin seizing his assets and property to collect on their money.
Kelly has been facing financial troubles for the past couple years and his tax debt continues to rise rapidly. This year alone, the singer has been hit with multiple liens for unpaid taxes for several years. Recently he was hit with a separate federal tax lien accusing him of owing $730,683.80 for the 2013.
Several months prior, the IRS filed a lien for $191,614.35 for unpaid taxes for the year 2012. Both of those liens remain active and have yet to be released by the IRS, meaning the singer has not paid off the debt. The grand total for the three liens comes to $3,249,742.73
Here’s the backstory: Back in 2014, the Illinois Department of Revenue hit the singer with a state tax lien accusing him of refusing to pay up for the years 2009, 2011 & 2012. The document accused Kelly of owing a total of $146,532.96 for the 3 years.
Kelly has a long history of troubles with Uncle Sam, being accused of screwing the IRS out of back taxes for multiple years. His total debt totaled $6,227,767 for unpaid federal taxes during the years 2005-2011.