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Jermaine Dupri's Financial Problems Worsen, IRS Hits Music Producer Up For $560,000 In Back Taxes

Aug. 1 2021, Published 11:06 a.m. ET

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The IRS is coming after music producer Jermaine Dupri for refusing to pay the decades-old tax debt.

According to court documents obtained by Radar, the federal government has filed a new federal tax lien against the musician (real name: Jermaine Mauldin) in Georgia. The lien accuses Jermaine of owing $62,477.62 for the year 2019.

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The lien was filed on July 16 and has yet to be released by the Internal Revenue Service. As Radar previously reported, earlier this year, Jermaine was hit with a separate lien over another set of unpaid tax bills.

The IRS said the music producer owed them a ton of money for the years 2013 through 2018. The total amount owed on the bill was $493,095. The debt has grown with interest and penalties due to his non-payment.

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The breakdown is listed as $52,880.22 (2013), $108,230.96 (2014), $84,570 (2015), $71,080.88 (2016), $71,207 (2017) and $105,125.33 (2018). Uncle Sam isn’t playing around with the money owed.

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They warn Jermaine they will begin seizing his assets if he doesn’t pay up in full or work out a deal with them immediately. In the past, he has worked with everyone from Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Usher, Jay-Z, Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Bow Wow.

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Usher & Jarmaine.

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Jermaine hasn't been the greatest at keeping up with his taxes nor has it ever seemed to be a huge priority for him. Back in 2002, the IRS showed up to his home and seized assets and a portion of his car collection. They also walked out the door with a bunch of expensive furniture and computers.

Things started to look up for Jermaine in 2013 when he paid off a $3 million debt with the IRS over taxes owed for 2006 through 2008. It was only a year later that his Atlanta mansion was foreclosed on after he failed to make the required payments.

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When it was sold off, Jermaine owed $2.5 million on the property that was worth $3.7 million. In court, the music producer accused the bank of screwing him over and changing the terms of the loan to make it impossible to pay.

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Jermaine has yet to comment on the latest tax issues.

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