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Rick Ross Drops $1.5 Million On Back Tax Bill

By Ryan Naumann

Rick Ross coughed up over $1,500,000 to settle a tax bill with the IRS.

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, the Internal Revenue Service filed a release of Federal Tax lien on February 24.

The IRS originally filed the lien in December 2018. They accused Ross of owing a total of $1,548,401.58 in back taxes.

The breakdown of the debt was $254,341 for 2014 and $1,294,059.88 for 2016. The release means the rapper has paid off the entire bill in full. The IRS will no longer be on the hunt to seize his property or assets.

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Ross has had a history of tax troubles over the years. Back in October 2018, the IRS filed a Federal Tax Lien accusing him of owing $1,147,141.77 in back taxes for the years 2013 ($576,441.53) and 2014 ($570,700.24)Two months after the lien was filed Ross settled the debt.

He previously faced a massive $4.6 million Federal Tax Lien over unpaid 2012 taxes. In 2018, Ross paid off a total of $5,764,512.63 to the IRS. At the moment, Ross has no current tax liens filed against him.


As The Blast first reported, Ross is set to be grilled by his arch-nemesis 50 Cent in court over his baby mama’s sex tape leak. 50 is suing his former lawyers for malpractice accusing them of screwing up his defense in the lawsuit filed against him by Ross’ baby mama. She accused him of leaking her sex tape but 50 believes Ross was first. He will now the chance to question him under oath about the tape.

Ross' deposition is scheduled to go down later this month.


Earlier this year, Migos’ Offset settled his own massive tax bill with the Georgia Department of Revenue.

The Department filed a release of a lien accusing Offset of owing the state of $210,228.91 in unpaid taxes. The debt was owed for the year 2017 and the bill grew with interest.

The original amount owed was $146,845.83 but grew with interest ($15,000) and penalties ($18,000). The lien was filed against one of the properties Offset purchased with his wife Cardi B.

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