Tax Evasion

Troubled Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel was released from prison earlier today and his departure was rather low-key for a celebrity. News of Sigel’s prison release…

  Singer/songwriter Lauryn Hill was recently released from jail and she is showing love to those who supported her during her time behind bars. Hill…

After being charged with tax evasion between 2005 and 2007, singer Lauryn Hill made a deal to pay back some of the taxes and go to prison for three months. Today, she started her prison sentence. TMZ reports that she went to the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut at 11:15 AM EST: “We’re told the FCI is […]

Just days before her three-month prison bid for tax evasion, Grammy-winning artist, Lauryn Hill decided to hop on her personal Tumblr page and release a…

A new song by Lauryn Hill has raised eyebrows. In her new song, “Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix),” the 38-year-old activist sings about the ills of society. Coupled with lyrics about psychological massacre and superficial vanity, Hill’s song seems to make anti-gay statements, slamming ”drag queens,” “girl men” and ”social transvestism,” BET’s Monica Miller notes. Though she’s […]

Sources are reporting Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay taxes on approximately one million dollars in earnings. Hill is scheduled for sentencing in U.S. District Court in Newark, New Jersey on three charges she failed to file tax returns on more than $1.8 million between 2005 and […]

A federal judge postponed Lauryn Hill‘s tax evasion sentencing on Monday but not before scolding the eight-time Grammy-winning singer for reneging on a promise to make restitution by now. Hill pleaded guilty last year to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. At that time, her attorney said she would pay […]

According to TMZ, Rapper Fat Joe — who’s made MILLIONS cranking out hits like “What’s Luv” and “Make It Rain” — just plead guilty to tax evasion … after failing to pay Uncle Sam a FORTUNE in back taxes. The 42-year-old rapper — real name Joseph Cartagena — was accused of stiffing the federal government out of […]

According to the US Department of Justice, Lauryn has earned over $1.8 million during the time in which she failed to file a tax return. She’s scheduled to appear in court in New Jersey on June 29. On Friday Lauryn issued a statement through her Tumblr account, explaining she stopped paying taxes, “…when it was necessary to withdraw […]

BE FRIENDS WITH FIRST LADY ON FACEBOOK OR FOLLOW HER ON TWITTER according to eurweb Wesley Snipes After numerous attempts to appeal his conviction on tax crimes, Wesley Snipes has been ordered by a judge to surrender immediately to begin serving a three year sentence. According to TMZ, a U.S. District Court judge has finally […]

Rap Superstar Method Man was the latest victim of the IRS. On October 9th he was arrested for tax evasion and was ordered to pay $106,000! He was sentenced to a conditional discharge, which means the arrest will be purged from his record if he stays out of trouble. Method Man acted quickly though. He […]

From SingersRoom.com Legendary R&B veteran Ronald Isley, of the Isley Brothers, is a free man — this after serving a three year sentence on tax evasion charges.