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Singer Faith Evans

The Gov't Has No Faith

in Her Ability to Pay Taxes

5/5/2012 1:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Faith Evans
, the former wife of rapper Notorious BIG, is becoming quite notorious herself ... at least according to the State of California, who just issued a GIANT sized tax lien against the R&B singer. 

The State of California Tax Franchise Board filed papers recently ... claiming Evans failed to fully pay her taxes to the Golden State for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... to the tune of $60,357.17.

If Evans doesn't cough up the cash soon, the state could go after any assets she owns -- like homes, cars and bank accounts.

Calls to Evans rep have not been returned.


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Ask Octomom for her porn connection.

868 days ago


Another black celeb not paying taxes...whoda thunk it!

868 days ago


Wouldn't it be easier to say she was Biggie's widow? Former wife sounds like he's still around or at least like they divorced.

868 days ago


TMZ you are sooo full of it.. Every tax lien you act like the person is going to loose everything and be homeless etc.. you guys have no clue on wtf your talking about. Stop reporting tax crap till you learn how it works. Hell she can do a offer in comp for 5k and walk away owing 5k. If she doesn't have prop in Cali then not much they can do.. BTW I owed 30k for 10 years back in the 90's and they couldn't do ****.. 10 years went and California lost out.. now I owe nothing.

868 days ago


I bet she supports Obama's class warfare as well about the rich not paying enough in taxes.

868 days ago


I hope the best for you Faith...where is puffy? He loved Biggie so much, he should step in and make sure his ex-wife and son are doing good....Pay that before they take your assets.

868 days ago


I can believe this. She preformed at my husbands Christmas party a few years ago, and was only paid $10,000. I was actually shocked because I thought she would be worth more than that. Oh, well... Hopefully she can fix things.

868 days ago

Have Biggie come back as a hologram and give her some money. I love it when you call me big papa, the show stoppa.

867 days ago


yea notice that if your skin is brown like this singer and wesley snips they hunt you down like a runaway slave. but if you white like nicolas cage and you owe more then both of them its ok. wait now that i see this typed out this is the way i like it.

867 days ago


maybe get a job.

867 days ago


TMZ there is a problem with this new format. It's not possible to vote on the first page, you need to go to next page then you can come back to first page. Also if there is only one page you won't be able to vote.

867 days ago


Those who think she isn't going to lose her don't know California. Ask Wesley Snipes and Ron Isley about that.

867 days ago

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