Beyonce Disputes IRS Claim She Owes $2.69M, Wants Trial

  • Superstar singer-songwriter Beyonce reportedly filed a petition to the Internal Revenue Service earlier this month in response to the federal tax collecting agency’s claim she owes a total of $2.69 million in back taxes.
  • The 41-year-old entertainer owes the money from the 2018 and 2019 tax years, according to People magazine.
  • The magazine also reports over the weekend that Beyonce has requested a trial in Los Angeles, though a potential date is unknown.
  • He petition was filed after the IRS issued a Notice of Deficiency stating that she owes $805,850 for 2018 and $1,442,747 for 2019. The figure reaches $2.69 million when adding in assessed penalties of $449,719.40 for both years.
  • “We are working with the IRS and anticipate that the matter will be resolved shortly,¬†Beyonce lawyer Michael C. Cohen told the magazine.
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