Celebrities have tax troubles, too

POSTED: 10:34 PM CDT Apr 16, 2012    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CDT Apr 15, 2014 

If tax day makes you nervous, rest assured you've got some famous company. There are several celebrities who have faced the wrath of the tax man in a big way.

celeb tax troubles - Lauryn Hill
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Eight-time Grammy-winner Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty in the summer of 2012 to not paying federal taxes on more than $1.5 million earned over three years. She was eventually sentenced to three months in prison and served all but a few days of her sentence, being released for good behavior on October 4, 2013. She also had to pay $970,000 in back taxes and penalties and spend another three months in home confinement.

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