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Katie Holmes

May Have SCREWED Tom

By Filing in NYC

6/30/2012 2:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katie Holmes
' master plan to file for divorce in New York may have created HUGE tax problems for Tom Cruise ... sources connected with the couple tell TMZ.

TMZ broke the story ... Katie filed divorce docs in NYC, in large part because she wants sole legal custody of Suri and New York courts are way more likely to grant Katie sole legal custody and control over child-rearing decisions than California courts.

But here's the problem ... sources connected with the couple tell us ... Tom has been trying to do everything legally within his power to avoid strong ties to New York City because the tax rates are ridiculously high ... and he does not want any appearance that he or Katie have been living there.

But here's the thing ... TMZ has obtained documents which show Tom deeded their NYC apartment to Katie last August and our sources say it was done specifically for tax purposes. Point of fact ... the deed lists a transfer to a trust, but TMZ has confirmed it's a trust established for the benefit of Katie.

Sources say Katie is using the apartment to establish residency in New York for the purpose of the divorce -- something we're told can screw Tom tax-wise.

It's pretty clear ... Tom is not gonna let Katie dictate New York as the venue for the divorce. He clearly thinks Cal-i-for-ni-a's the place he outta be.

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151.

Mark    

Katie should hire ex israeli special forces to protect her from the people following her from the church. Second , every time Katie sees these people, she should call tmz ,and for sure, they will leave with all the photos chasing after them. Katie, use the media
To keep them at bay. Hire the Israeli special forces,
The church will be intimidated. Last, when you go back to work, attach your self to a series like the big bang theory or something light and fun, so to ease back into the industry. This cult is very vicious, stick with the Jews in Hollywood , they will protect you from these mind control freaks.

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152.

echovalley    

Dear Harvey, As well as the location, don't you think Katie's timing of the date, of her filing for Divorce from Tom, is very telling. Since all signs are, that this is not a Publicity Stunt, and since Tom was already Publicizing Rock of Ages, the Divorce is going to proceed. Once finalized, for the rest of her life, Katie will celebrate the Date of the end of her Marriage, on Independence Day !!! Pretty Big Statement, considering the whole Scientology, issue, and the indoctrination of Members Children, who must serve the Church !!!

760 days ago
153.

Tracker    

test

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154.

Frank Jones    

Tom C Mopather, was a known loser in High School. In Glen Ridge in the 1970's, the students were the children of Federal Judges, federal employees, mobsters, Wall Street brokers, pres of Union Carbide, and similar upper levels, this f**gott was the known Bl*w artist of the football team. He was a midget then and still is, his game is over, he may have millions, but the people that knew Tom Mapother won't have anything to do with him. lol lol, you midget, Tom, so you kissed Meryl Streeps as* when she was in town to visit her sister Mary Streep and u got raped in the Scientoligist building on 34 street where the Sci goons solicited suburban kids prowling for drugs. your inability to deal with your being raped has helped you become the most famous f*g dirtball in the Universe, casting a shadow on the the world in general.. lol, lol, remember threatening the GR cops in a fight on Oxford, u loser, they did not waste their time w u and your money won't get you thru the eye of the needle to Heaven, so go scre* that camel dirtbag. lol, lol, catch me it you can, lol

760 days ago
155.

Hervey....Hervey of Arabia...He was a single guy...    

Funny how the progressive libs all claim they want higher taxes on the rich, that is until it comes time for them to file their own taxes.

Nothing would make me smile more than Tom "In the Closet" Cruiserboy die a broke boy.

760 days ago
156.

Rice Paper    

Katie . . . . go see Rupert Murdoch. He hates Scientology and you need friends in high places now. Get Xena too darling, you are going to have a huge fight on your hands. God bless and God speed.

760 days ago
157.

Crystel    

Everyone had a bad reaction to Katie marrying Tom and now she is divorcing Tom, there's like a big sigh of releif heard round the world! But I do hope that the reporters do not overwhelm her because she's going through a difficult divorce. She's not only filing divorce from Tom but the ""Church"" too.

760 days ago
158.

dahlia    

...and I've got a nice bridge in NY to sell you...

760 days ago
159.

beau     

Kate always look like she was under a spell..

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160.

Sautxyca    

Katie Holmes should have very good legal advice — isn't her Dad a divorce attorney?

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161.

Sautxyca    

Katie Holmes should have very good legal advice — her Dad's a divorce attorney!

760 days ago
162.

Machine    

California is a make belive state.It's good to see this woman has some common sense left.That Scientology crap is enough to scare anybody away lol.Good job Cruise,you had it all,and you let a bona fide cult control your life.Scientology is a Realigion for rich people only.

760 days ago
163.

Passion Of The Taint    

IT'S ALL BECAUSE OF THAT CRAPPY ROCK MOVIE!!!!

IT WENT TO TOMS HEAD!

E.T.'S ARE REAL... TOM IS NOT!

THE TRUTH ABOUT TOM IS RIGHT HERE:
http://youtu.be/uy2UCdATwe4

760 days ago
164.

steven katona    

courage katie! all our prayers are with your successes! we all love you in canada! xox

760 days ago
165.

pam    

more attention to pop culture. i was on line looking at obama care around the time the news about tom cat broke and noticed 100's of thousand more hits on the later.

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