Lauryn Hill Charged With Failure to File Taxes for 3 Years


| June 8, 2012 - 4:29 pm

Another day, another celebrity with tax trouble.

Lauryn Hill is facing three years in prison and $300 thousand in fines over failing to file her taxes for three years.

According to Attorney Paul J. Fishman, Hill has been charged with willfully failing to file her taxes for the years, 2005, 2006, 2007. In the report he filed, throughout those years, the Grammy-Award winning singer had a gross income off around $818,000 in 2005, more than about $222,000 in 2006, and more than $761,000 in 2007; but failed to report the income to the IRS.

Representatives for Lauryn Hill have yet to comment on these allegations, but she will appear in court on June 29 in front of U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael A. Shipp in New Jersey.

To view the full court document, head over to the Wall Street Journal.