George Clinton and Four Other Funky Brothers Who Owe the IRS Back Taxes

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He's considered the forefather of funk and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 15 years ago. But to the Federal Government and the Internal Revenue Service, George Clinton is a delinquent.

According to TMZ, Clinton owes Uncle Sam more than $115,000 in unpaid taxes from 2007 and 2008. And if he doesn't fork over the cash soon, the IRS is going to seize his shit.

But the P-Funk maestro isn't alone. It's proven to be a crappy year for several artists who've racked up back taxes and they're now being pressured by the Fed to pay up.

5. George Clinton
According to reports, Clinton owes the IRS $48,347.82 for 2007 and $67,204.45 for 2008, or $115,552.27 total. If he doesn't pay, the government could seize his property and belongings until the bill is settled.

4. Ma$e
Rumor has it that Ma$e is set to make a big comeback this year and sign with Rick Ross's Mayback Music Group. Maybe the former Bad Boy rapper is trying to pay back all that money he owes the IRS from 2000, 2001, and 2004. Earlier this year, the IRS filed papers stating that Ma$e owes them $124,774.85 in back taxes. That don't feel so good.

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When the IRS files papers for you the balance is always estimated. It is a good idea to file your own returns; you might not owe this much.  After all returns is filed, it is possible to reach an agreement with the IRS. You can find more information about this at

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