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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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63 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

160 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.

160 days ago
3.

Thizz √$    

That's BS leave the hammer alone ...

160 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.

160 days ago
5.

Nostradamus    

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

160 days ago
6.

lord flashheart    

Pay up...sheap skate

160 days ago
7.

Rigby    

He already paid... Lets call it good.

160 days ago
8.

Dead@27    

Please Hammer, Don't Pay'em !

160 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.

160 days ago
10.

bring back recent posts    

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

160 days ago
11.

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.

160 days ago
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Celeb Gossip Addict    

IRS not IT'S.

160 days ago
13.

franklyspeaking    

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

160 days ago
14.

Brian    

This is stupid. They should be happy they got their money. The IRS is nothing but a big bully trying to ruin people's lives.

160 days ago
15.

Miss Cleo    

What has been going on the past seven years that the IRS has left you alone, M.C.? Think about it.... Take another look.

160 days ago
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