It’s hard for us to conceive of the idea that celebrities have tax trouble. After all, they have plenty of money. Shouldn’t they be able to pay their taxes? Shouldn’t they be able to hire people who make sure they can pay their taxes? The tax brackets shouldn’t trip them up… they’re usually in the highest one!
Celebrities are people, too, and they have some of the same problems and troubles we have. Maybe you forgot to deposit that million dollar check for appearing in that straight to DVD movie? Maybe you forgot the $50,000 royalty check for your show’s syndication last year… eh, we all have those problems. Right? Of course, these troubles tend to happen on a larger scale — just as celebrity wealth is on a scale beyond what most of us will see in our lifetimes.
Here are some of the most surprising celebrities with tax issues:
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