Lauryn Hill Failed to File Three Years of Tax Returns
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 The Fugees member has not immediately given comments.
More Lauryn Hill News
- 'Game of Thrones' Stars Talk About the Bloodbath and Power Transfer in Season Finale
- Deadpool Makes Surprise Appearance in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Japanese Trailer
- 50 Cent Arrested in the Caribbean for Saying 'Motherf**ker' at Music Festival
- Adele Burps While Taking Selfie With a Fan Onstage. See the Hilarious Video
- Rihanna Previews New Song 'Sledgehammer' From 'Star Trek Beyond'
- Mariah Carey Shows Off Bare Butts at Her DJ Debut in Las Vegas
- Justin Timberlake Attacked by Twitter Users for His Comment on Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech
- Artist of the Week: Calvin Harris