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More Money, More Problems, More Taxes. 7 Celebrities Who’ve Had Tax Problems

Celebrities often get preferential treatment, but that doesn’t apply with the IRS. When you make money, you’re going to get taxed one way or another and even an army of accountants and tax professionals couldn’t save these 7 celebrities from the taxman. 

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#1 Floyd Mayweather Jr.  $29.4 million back tax debt

According to IRS tax liens filed against Floyd Mayweather, the superstar boxer owes $7.2 million for 2010 and another $22.2 million for 2015 in back taxes.

 

It's the latest IRS fight for Mayweather, who paid $15.5 million in taxes for 2001, 2003-2007 and 2009 only after the IRS filed liens against him in those cases, according to documents filed to the Clark County Recorder in Las Vegas.

 

#2 Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne $1.7 million back taxes

The IRS filed a $1.7 million lien for taxes the celebrity couple did not pay in 2008 and 2009.  

She fired off on Twitter to explain:  “You can’t rely on anyone but yourself. You have to be on top of your own business affairs. My fault. Lesson learned.”

  

#3 Willie Nelson $16.7 million back taxes