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The Genius Way People Are Paying Nelly's $2.6M Tax Bill

By streaming 'Hot in Herre' and other Nelly hits about 287.2M times

(Newser) - Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. is in trouble with the taxman, but you may be able to help. You also might be more inclined to lend a hand if you recognize Mr. Haynes by his stage name, Nelly, and realize that it would take just a few minutes on Spotify to... More »

10 Celebs Who've Had Big Time Tax Troubles

The latest: Mary J. Blige

(Newser) - Just because you're rich and famous doesn't mean you always bother to pay your tax bill. HLN lists 10 celebrities who've gotten in serious money trouble with Uncle Sam:
  • New Jersey just hit Mary J. Blige with a tax lien of more than $900,000. She was
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Why Sheen Gave LiLo $100K

Charlie wanted to help Lindsay with tax bill

(Newser) - Apparently Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan have some sort of troubled-actor bond, because last week Sheen gave LiLo $100,000 to help her with her unpaid taxes, TMZ reports. The two got close while filming Scary Movie 5 in September, talking about everything including the $233,904 Linds owes the... More »

Ai Weiwei's New Tax Bill From China: $2.4M

They're 'trying to scare me,' says Chinese dissident

(Newser) - Months after he was released from detention on tax-evasion charges, China’s leading activist artist has been delivered a $2.4 million tax bill. “The police have been trying to pressure me to just pay the bill, trying to scare me, warning that if I don't pay I'... More »

Federal Taxes at Lowest Level Since 1950

But rates will increase in the coming years

(Newser) - Griping about high taxes? Not so fast: Federal tax bills are at historic lows this year, and for the third consecutive year, families and businesses will pay less than they did under George W Bush. The government’s take—as a share of the national economy—is its lowest since... More »

President Obama Signs Massive Tax Bill

He praises $858B tax cut deal

(Newser) - The Bush tax cuts live on. President Barack Obama signed the $858 billion tax bill today, praising the new law as a "substantial victory for middle-class families across the country." Before signing the bill, the president reiterated that "there are some elements of this legislation that I... More »

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