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It's O.J., Dionne and Sinbad!

10/17/2007 4:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

O.J. Simpson still owes California $1.4 million in back taxes, and now the state's trying to use the Internet to shame him into paying up. (Good luck!) But even so, he's hardly the biggest celeb tax cheat in Cali.

Do you know the way to Sacramento? Dionne Warwick has been dodging a $2.6 million tax bill that's been outstanding for over ten years, according to Franchise Tax Board records just posted online for everyone to see (and first reported by AP), which puts her at number 17 on the listing of the 250 worst offenders. That's what caller ID is for!

And then there's comedian Sinbad, who can't be laughing about the $2.1 million he still owes California. But without doubt, the oddest listing is for the Juice, who supposedly hasn't had any income on which he would have to pay -- and yet he still owes over $1.4 million in taxes?

Clarification from the tax authority and Simpson's lawyer was unforthcoming. And reps for Sinbad and Dionne had no comment.

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61.

oxyclean    

Slammer bait, all of 'm.

2561 days ago
62.

Tina    

Hey isnt that Minh Tran guy a poke tournament superstar?

2561 days ago
63.

qwerty    

I'm sure there are as many white people on that list as black people. They just don't happen to be famous.

2561 days ago
64.

Lauren    

Are you people retarded? They chose to feature the celebrities on the list, not the three black people? If it was a bunch of white or asian celebs, they'd be up there.

2561 days ago
65.

Yeah right    

Sorry but these are all losers.

2561 days ago
66.

Dog Lover    

Are you serious, you sick racist jerks...Its not because of their color that they avoid taxes... There are people of all races, ages and backgrounds that don't pay their bills.

People are so ignorant sometimes!!!

2561 days ago
67.

niceguy    

OJ should be so broke by now that he can't pay attention, let alone $1.4 mil in back taxes. I can understand the disdain for this man, but why wouldn't you want him to earn an income so that he can honor his debt to the Goldman family. Now.... that's some serious hate, when you would cut off your nose to spite your face. Let, in fact, make this man work to pay off his obligation to his victims. I'm just saying....

2561 days ago
68.

Drama Drama...Baby Mama....    

As a caucasian...for a while now i noticed that TMZ clearly portrays signs of racism by some of the materials they post here, they have racism written all over it...and they know it...always taking jabs at minorites...just saying....just saying...

2561 days ago
69.

IhateJon    

Are HKS and Larry Birkhead paying taxes on all the MILLIONS they're making off of ANS funeral and photos of Dannielynn?? Hum.......I wonder.

2561 days ago
70.

Um Hello??    

people can be baited so easily it is ridiculous. The only reason for the racist comments is that is is funny to see people get all up in arms. Jeez, you guys are easy.

2561 days ago
71.

teckertime    

who is amy sedaris?

2561 days ago
72.

sandman    

IRS#50 said: "Yes, you go to jail for tax evasion but this isn't tax evasion. It's simply that their taxes are due and they don't have the money to pay them. Since there's no longer a debtor's prison, it's just an outstanding debt to the state. Feds work the same way.
Good Point but for the fact that 'OJ isn't broke and is worth a lot of money. He owes and he's been granted 'Immunity with regard to his possessions (home/pension) & in that regard he is unique?????? Why? Plenty of hatred declaring Racism @ TMZ for "only showing Black folks on the site", but for Britney isn't Black so that's not rational. Maybe we should all live in Florida, where we can own a home or draw a pension, hopscotch the globe knowing that our assets are Immune to liens etc in anything we choose to do or crimes we wish to commit? That's my only beef; why are his assets immune in the case of double murder, to an armed robbery in Las Vegas? What is the connection and what makes him better than us all in the eyes of state & federal laws? Since when is it politically incorrect to hold a Black man responsible for a crime in America (excluding the racist rants of Jessie Jackson or Al Sharpton or the likes)? Willy Nelson owed millions and short of filing bankruptcy he cut a deal and paid off his debt. He didn't try to hide it or walk away, but cut a deal and paid it off and didn't file for protection. If he would have tried to mask it or deny that he owed, he would have ended up in a federal prison. Is it White Americas fault that Sinbad & Dionne are in the Red so to speak? Not my problem and not even yours (and I don't care what the color of your skin is). We all have to pay our fair share. And if you don't; I hope they find you, and I don't care what the color of your skin is or is not. Lawyers have a saying; when the facts aren't on your side, the best defense is to throw up a smoke screen (a diversion). And when Black people bring out the cards for a friendly game of 'Race Cards, the rest of us see right thru it! You're only kidding yourself, and the rest of us can only find you hilarious! Thank you...

2561 days ago
73.

sandman    

IRS#50 said: "Yes, you go to jail for tax evasion but this isn't tax evasion. It's simply that their taxes are due and they don't have the money to pay them. Since there's no longer a debtor's prison, it's just an outstanding debt to the state. Feds work the same way.
Good Point but for the fact that 'OJ isn't broke and is worth a lot of money. He owes and he's been granted 'Immunity with regard to his possessions (home/pension) & in that regard he is unique?????? Why? Plenty of hatred declaring Racism @ TMZ for "only showing Black folks on the site", but for Britney isn't Black so that's not rational. Maybe we should all live in Florida, where we can own a home or draw a pension, hopscotch the globe knowing that our assets are Immune to liens etc in anything we choose to do or crimes we wish to commit? That's my only beef; why are his assets immune in the case of double murder, to an armed robbery in Las Vegas? What is the connection and what makes him better than us all in the eyes of state & federal laws? Since when is it politically incorrect to hold a Black man responsible for a crime in America (excluding the racist rants of Jessie Jackson or Al Sharpton or the likes)? Willy Nelson owed millions and short of filing bankruptcy he cut a deal and paid off his debt. He didn't try to hide it or walk away, but cut a deal and paid it off and didn't file for protection. If he would have tried to mask it or deny that he owed, he would have ended up in a federal prison. Is it White Americas fault that Sinbad & Dionne are in the Red so to speak? Not my problem and not even yours (and I don't care what the color of your skin is). We all have to pay our fair share. And if you don't; I hope they find you, and I don't care what the color of your skin is or is not. Lawyers have a saying; when the facts aren't on your side, the best defense is to throw up a smoke screen (a diversion). And when Black people bring out the cards for a friendly game of 'Race Cards, the rest of us see right thru it! You're only kidding yourself, and the rest of us can only find you hilarious! Thank you...

2561 days ago
74.

p1tey1    

I can GUARANTEE you the overwhelming majority of the people on this list are NOT African American.

Some of you people are such idiots!

2561 days ago
75.

Rich    

Sinbad must be sitting pretty on all that 'Jingle All The Way" dough. I guess he figured Ahhnold owed him one.

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