IRS Hits Mary J. Blige With Tax Lien Totaling $3.4 Million

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Mary J. Blige Tax Trouble


The money troubles just keep on mounting for the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul. Mary J. Blige was recently hit with a tax lien worth $3.4 million. This is just added problems because MJB already owes the state of New Jersey almost a million dollars for failing to pay state taxes.

The IRS filed the federal tax lien against Blige, alleging the Grammy Award winner neglected to pay income taxes from 2009-2011. In 2009, Mary failed to pay $574, 907.30. Mary J Blige defaulted on taxes exceeding two million dollars in 2010. To be exact, the total was $2, 203, 743.53. 2011 saw MJB not pay $647, 604. 60 which brings the grand total of her federal tax lien to $3,426,255.43.

As mentioned before, Blige is already dealing with state tax trouble in New Jersey. She owes them $901,769.65 in back taxes. Mary is also facing a lawsuit claiming she never paid back a $2.2 million bank loan. Her charity FFAWN is also being sued for $250,000. According to that lawsuit, the charity took out a loan and has yet to pay it back.

Mary J. Blige has not commented on her financial troubles nor has anyone from her camp.



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