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Lauryn Hill Failed to File Three Years of Tax Returns

June 7, 2012 (5:23 pm) GMT
She faces three federal tax charges that each carries a maximum penalty of a year in prison and a $100,000 fine.
Lauryn Hill

could face three years in prison and $300,000 fine if found guilty for failing to file income-tax returns. The singer was charged with willfully failing to file three years of income tax returns with the IRS.

U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced on Thursday, June 7 that Hill has not paid the taxes to her $1.8 million income for the calendar years of 2005, 2006, and 2007. Owning four corporations in addition to being an entertainer, she mainly gets her income from royalties from the recording and film industries.

Specifically, Hill had a gross income of around $818,000 in 2005, around $222,000 in 2006, and more than $761,000 in 2007.

Hill is slated to appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael A. Shipp in Newark on June 29. The former member has not immediately given comments.

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