OJ Simpson Tax Lien Is Latest Saga For Former Football Star

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OJ Simpson Faces IRS Tax Lien for Unpaid Taxes

OJ Simpson, who gained notoriety for the death of his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman, now faces an IRS lien on top of all his problems.

Simpson gained drew national attention with the death of the aforementioned people, having a friend drive him off in a white Ford Bronco with the Los Angeles Police trailing him, and his dream team of lawyers who succeeded at getting him acquitted. Several years later he was found culpable for the deaths in a wrongful death case.

However, it wasn’t until he was arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008 that he was convicted in criminal court.

He now is serving a 33 year sentence and with his home in foreclosure, the IRS has announced a tax lien for unpaid taxes dating back to 2007.

According to taxrelief.com, a a tax lein is:

Tax liens put a hold on all accounts, assets, properties, and finances of an individual. Once the tax debt is paid off, the lien will be removed and then after 7 years, the tax lien will no longer affect your credit score. Even with a house in foreclosure and being imprisoned, O.J. Simpson must pay his tax debt to the IRS. Due to the extreme financial hardship O.J. Simpson seems to be facing with having a house in foreclosure, he may be eligible for a settlement or payment plan with the IRS. Tax negotiators may be able to help setup an agreement with the IRS to pay off the four years of back taxes and help settle his IRS tax debt.

It’s not clear if Simpson will be able to work out a settlement with the IRS. He is said to owe $180,000 in back taxes.