STEVEN SEAGAL OWES BIG TAX BILL IN CALIFORNIA
The martial artist and action movie star is one of many celebrities with big tax problems.
The star of Under Siege is now under siege in California for not paying taxes.
Martial artist and action movie star Steven Seagal owes $335,606.35 for the year 2010 to the state of California, which could be a harbinger of future problems with the IRS.
Seagal, whose other hit movies included Above the Law and On Deadly Ground, owes the substantial tax bill in Califor- nia, according to documents filed in Los Angeles County.
Seagal is one of the latest in a long list of celebrities who have had run-ins with the tax man. Stars who have owed money to the IRS, according to news reports, include co- median Chris Tucker, who owed $11.5 million in back taxes; singer Lionel Richie, who owed $1.1 million; and troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, who was hit with a $230,904 bill.
As every new celebrity case shows, stars with tax problems are on the rise.
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