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Birdman hopes a judge will block one of his creditors from seizing his income in an ongoing $20M lawsuit that dates back to 2017. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, the lawsuit in question was filed in 2017 by a company named EMG Transfer Agent. The lender accused Birdman of borrowing $12 million and using […]


Legendary singer Dionne Warwick is breathing a sigh of relief after her $7 million legal battle with the IRS was recently dismissed. According to The Blast, court documents show Warwick and the IRS informed the court that they’re dropping their respective lawsuits. Warwick and the government have been battling for years over millions of debt owed that she […]


Mary J. Blige has landed in more hot water with the IRS for allegedly failing to pay taxes on the money she earned back in 2016 and 2017. According to documents obtained by Bossip, the IRS reportedly filed a tax lien against the R&B singer back in July, claiming she owed the federal government $1,198,161 in back […]


Lately, it seems the words “controversy” and Empire find themselves in the same sentence. The most recent evidence of this is that Terrence Howard, who plays rap mogul Lucious Lyon on the Fox show, is under investigation for criminal tax evasion, reports The Blast. Seems federal authorities are looking at possible crimes committed by Howard […]


BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal agents searched the two homes of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh on Thursday as well as offices in City Hall, an FBI spokesman said. FBI spokesman Dave Fitz said multiple agents were “executing court-authorized search warrants” at “both residences and City Hall.” The search warrants are sealed, and Fitz said he couldn’t […]

“Empire” star Terrence Howard is once again facing some legal issues with the IRS, as the State of California Franchise Tax Board has hit him with a six-figure tax lien. According to official records obtained by The Blast, Howard owes over $143,000 due to unpaid taxes from 2010, plus interest and penalties for not paying on time. If […]

Money Mondays

April 15 is just 7 days away, and join us with tips for our listeners who have procrastinated. That’s right, Skip! If you have been putting off your taxes, you only have a week left to file, so it is time to buckle down and get them done. I have a week left. What’s the […]

Are people not sick of supporting Donald Trump yet? Maybe they’ll be sick of him once it hits them in the pockets. When regular middle class Americans go to file their taxes this year they’ll be shocked when they realize that they will either not be getting much back this year, or they’ll owe the […]

TODAY YOU ARE HERE TO HELP US PREPARE FOR A POTENTIALLY BUMPY TAX SEASON. WHY? Even though the federal government has reopened for three weeks, the shutdown is expected to have ripple effects for taxpayers. The lack of funding for the IRS prevented large swaths of the agency from operating during a time its worker […]


DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin‘s estate has paid at least $3 million in back taxes to the IRS since her death in August, an attorney for the late Queen of Soul’s estate said Thursday. The estate is being audited by the IRS, which filed a claim this month in a county probate court north of […]

Singer Dionne Warwick will soon be facing off with the IRS in court after a federal court judge set the start date for the trial over a tax battle that has been brewing for years. According to The Blast, the judge presiding over Warwick’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which she filed all the way back in 2013, set […]