The Notorious B.I.G. said it best—with more money comes more problems. When you move into those higher tax brackets, the IRS will always keep a sharp eye on how you are moving, especially celebrities.
As a celeb most of the time you will receive gross pay with no taxes taken out upfront and if your mind isn’t right, you can get easily caught up. Even with high profile accountants and lawyers on their payroll, some stars still have messy finances.
Sadly a lot of these high profile stars are only playing with baby money, therefore the IRS gets in the tax lien and property repossession game. Here are a few Hip-Hop and R&B that got that work from Uncle Sam.