Lauryn Hill is scheduled to appear in court today to address allegations of tax evasion. The former Fugees singer was recently written up for allegedly failing to file income tax returns in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Hill reportedly took in more than one-point-six-million-dollars in income during the three years she allegedly didn’t pay her taxes. Earlier this month the Grammy winner took to her blog to say she had gone “underground” to protect her family during those years.
She also said, among other things, that she has purposely kept a low profile in an attempt to live without “being manipulated and controlled by a media protected military industrial complex with a completely different agenda.” Hill could face one year in prison and a 100-thousand-dollar fine if convicted on the tax evasion charge.
Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty Friday to not paying federal taxes on more than $1.5 million earned over three years.
Appearing in U.S. District Court in Newark, Hill admitted failing to file tax returns from 2005 to 2007. She faces a maximum one-year sentence on each of the three counts. She was charged three weeks ago. Read More »