Music producer Jermaine Dupri is accused of refusing to pay up on $20,000 in back taxes
According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Dupri (real name: Jermaine Dupri) was hit with a lien by the Georgia Department of Revenue.
The Department accuses the music producer of owing money on his 2017 tax bill. The outstanding debt is $17,714.33.
The original bill was only $12,409 but grew with interest ($1,320.32), penalties ($1,453.21) and collection costs ($2,481.80).
The lien warns the producer to pay up quickly, or they will begin the process of seizing his assets.
Another lien was filed against Dupri by Fayette County Tax Department. The lien accuses him of owing property taxes. The total amount owed was $4,630 but swelled with interest. The lien claims Dupri owes a total of $5,411.76.
Dupri has had a history of financial issues, even losing his Georgia mansion to foreclosure in 2014. The Georgia Department of Revenue has been handing out tax liens left and right.
Rapper Young Thug was hit with two separate liens for failing to pay $175,000 in taxes.
The first lien accuses Thug of owing on his 2014 tax bill. The original amount owed was only $16,451.27.
The amount has swelled over the years with interest ($6,225.31), penalties ($4,178.03) and collection costs ($3,290.25). Thug is now on the hook to the Department for $30,19486.
Back in July, The Georgia Department of Revenue filed a separate lien against Thug. The lien accused him of owing a total of $145,794.03 for 2015. The original balance owed was only $85,254 but grew with interest ($21,125.88), penalties ($22,313.35) and other costs to the current debt.
“RHOA” star Porsha Williams also recently settled a debt with The Georgia Department of Revenue.