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R. Kelly

I Believe I Can ...


6/14/2012 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0611_rkelly_tmzThe federal government is pissed at R. Kelly ... for failing to pay a whopping $4.8 million in back taxes ... TMZ has learned.

According to documents filed by the IRS, Kelly owes money on his taxes going way back to 2005. It breaks down like this ...

2005 - $1,472,366.77
2006 - $710,520.51
2007 - $376,180.11
2008 - $1,122,694.90
2009 - $173,815.18
2010 - $992,495.24

... for a total of $4,848,072.71.

Being trapped in the closet probably won't cut it as an excuse. 

A rep for Kelly tells TMZ, "R. Kelly is in the process of working everything out with the government and is confident that all his obligations will be satisfied."



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Apparently the feds don't roll over and kiss a** like the city cops.

800 days ago


Unlike everyone else hit the IRS problems, R. Kelly will have no problem coughing up the 4 million or whatever amount they are claiming that he owes the IRS if thats even true.

The guy is still making money off of everybody songs, see Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, and quite a few others, plus his own album sales.

Only thing the media chooses to keep him out of the forefront because of his past and lack of "pop" status. This is a non issue for him.

800 days ago


He has a perfectly valid excuse. He was too busy having sex with underage girls and peeing on them. Maybe he'll have to start asking them for their allowances or marry one like he did Aaliyah and take all her money.

797 days ago


You have to be legally liable for federal income taxes - in order to actually owe federal income taxes! Read up and stop believing the Feds big lie! The IRS is an administrative bureau that has no legal authority to collect federal income taxes - it only does so based on lies and the fear of American individuals that don't bother to learn the applicable laws or understand due process. Americans gift or donate their own labor created monies to the Feds based on fear and the biggest con.

780 days ago


I wish the Devil''will forgive R-Kelly
hey Kelly get your soul back......................
money,house,Etc is not all to it?
Hey do you have Jesus in Your heart Kelly.
Devil don't give nothing Free.
Kelly wash up

777 days ago
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