Celebrities have tax troubles, too

POSTED: 8:34 PM PDT April 16, 2012    UPDATED: 7:08 AM PDT April 15, 2015 

If tax day makes you nervous, rest assured you've got some famous company. There are several celebrities who have faced the wrath of the tax man in a big way.

Nicolas Cage on red carpet
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Blaming bad management and failed real estate deals, Nicolas Cage found himself owing the IRS $14 million in back taxes. The actor paid $6.25 million in 2012, leaving him with more than $7 million owed in back taxes, but has been slowly chipping away at his tax debt since.


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