Swizz Beatz Facing $2.2 Million Tax Lien
Just a month after landing in headlines for announcing that he was engaged and expecting with Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz is making news again—this time for reportedly owing the state of New York over $2.2 million in back taxes.
The IRS has filed a $652,727 lien against Swizzy, real name Kasseem Dean, on June 3 stating that he owed income taxes from 2008.
The tax troubles not only affect him but his ex-wife Mashonda who is included in a tax warrant that claims the ex-couple owes $162,300.
The news comes at the hands of the Detroit News who says that in addition to the $162,300 in back taxes, the couple owes $556,986 for 2007 income taxes and $842,645 for income taxes in 2006.
Swizzy has yet to release a statement on his reported tax woes.