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Celebrities have tax troubles, too

POSTED: 11:34 PM Apr 16 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM 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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