All booking agents and concert promoters, get your money together. Everyone else be ready to put a few bones in the collection plate as its being passed around. R. Kelly’s taking all shows, gospel plays and old aunties birthday parties as he stares at nearly five million in back taxes owed to the IRS.
The breakdown of the alleged non-payments includes: $1,472,366.77 (2005), $710,520.51 (2006), $376,180.11 (2007), $1,122,694.90 (2008), $173,815.18 (2009) and $992,495.24 (2010). The total bill comes to $4,848,072.71. A rep for the singer said, “R. Kelly is in the process of working everything out with the government and is confident that all his obligations will be satisfied.”
In the meanwhile, Wesley Snipes, tidy up a bit before your new cellmate touches down.