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MC Hammer

The IRS Is Too Illegit To Quit

4/14/2014 3:31 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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MC Hammer
says the IRS is shamefully out to get him ... belatedly demanding penalties on taxes he fully paid 7 years ago.

Hammer famously went belly up in 1996 -- declaring bankruptcy and in the process losing everything, including his master recordings and most worldly possession.

Hammer got out from under his debt by anteing up more than $7 mil in 2007, and that amount included more than $1.4 million to the IRS.

Now -- 7 years later -- hammer says Uncle Sam has just demanded another $1.4 mil -- this time for penalties and interest on the delinquent 1996 taxes.

Hammer thinks it's a travesty, and has filed legal docs asking a judge to block the IRS from collecting because of basic principles of fairness.

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65 COMMENTS

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1.

Sieron    

Don't feel bad, the IRS is out to get every person they can get their worthless parasitic talons in

130 days ago
2.

Cookie Lady    

2 legit, 2 legit to quit. Back in the day I loved M C Hammer. Never liked the pants though.

130 days ago
3.

Thizz √$    

That's BS leave the hammer alone ...

130 days ago
4.

bart    

The guy paid up already. It is time to leave him alone. Their should be some kind of statue of limitations on the IRS in a case like this.

130 days ago
5.

Nostradamus    

Now that they've been outed at targeting republicans...

130 days ago
6.

lord flashheart    

Pay up...sheap skate

130 days ago
7.

Rigby    

He already paid... Lets call it good.

130 days ago
8.

Dead@27    

Please Hammer, Don't Pay'em !

130 days ago
9.

think101    

You ever notice their is no interest when they owe you. I proved they owed me after for taxes filed 3 years prior they said "they don't pay interest. This was a while back but thats crazy.

130 days ago
10.

Tax    

What makes these ****** celebrities who think that the IRS will let them get away with not paying taxes! They are just stupid! Typical ******s!!!

130 days ago
11.

Tax    

These rappers are just stupid n*ggers!!!

130 days ago
12.

bring back recent posts    

Taxes suck, but we need them. Be thankful you don't live in France!

130 days ago
13.

Celeb Gossip Addict    

What is going on with the IT'S going back on these celebs for the same taxes that they have already gotten them for already? First Lauryn Hill after they had just sent her to jail, now this.

130 days ago
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Celeb Gossip Addict    

IRS not IT'S.

130 days ago
15.

franklyspeaking    

He's the American dream. 20 years still talking about the genie pant man. #payyofare

130 days ago
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