Lauryn Hill faces tax evasion charges

Lauryn Hill faces tax evasion charges
Lauryn Hill

The US attorney's office in NJ announced today that Lauryn Hill has been charged with failing to file income tax returns for the past three years with the IRS.

NJ prosecutors said that 37-year old Lauryn Hill didn't file federal tax returns on more than $1.6 million in income during 2005, 2006 and 2007. The singer owns four companies: Creations Music Inc., Boogie Tours Inc., L.H Productions 2001 Inc., and Studio 22 Inc., and her primary source of income comes from recording and film industry royalties.

Lauryn Hill became famous as a member of the Fugees, alongside Wyclef Jean. She began a solo career in 1998 and her first album, 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' which sold over 8 million copies, was critically acclaimed. Due to her incisive lyrics and her unique way of blending rap and soul, Lauryn Hill was declared the face of 'The Hip-Hop Nation' by the prestigious Time magazine.

Hill lives in South Orange, where she is dedicated to raising her six children, five of which are fathered by Rohan Marley, son of the legendary Bob Marley.

Lauryn Hill is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate on June 29, and each of the three charges she faces carries a maximum of one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.

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