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Top Celebrity Tax Troublemakers

Pamela Anderson Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson owed over $500,000 in personal income taxes, the California Franchise Tax Board said, repeatedly putting her on the list of the state’s 500 biggest income-tax delinquents. Sinbad The comedian Sinbad, whose real name is David Adkins, filed for bankruptcy in April 2013. Famous for his roles in 1990s […]

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Michael Jackson vs. IRS: Thriller battle over value of the estate For famous clients, careful planning needed to keep the value of image out of Tax Man’s clutches

A bitter court battle between Michael Jackson’s estate and the Internal Revenue Service spotlights a major problem for clients who are rich and famous: placing a value on intangible assets. Mr. Jackson, who died in 2009, is once again front-and-center as his estate takes on the IRS in Tax Court. The chief problem at hand […]

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Bestselling Author Zane linked as Maryland’s top tax scofflaw

Author Zane linked as Maryland’s top Tax Scofflaw Bestselling author Zane is in the cross hairs of tax authorities. (Atria) By Carolyn KelloggFebruary 5, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Bestselling erotica author Zane has been declared the biggest individual tax scofflaw in Maryland by the state’s comptroller. The writer reportedly owes more than $340,000 to Maryland in […]

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