"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." — Benjamin Franklin, 1789
We think the inventor's quotation should be updated — because there kiiind of is one other thing in this life that can be guaranteed: There are really, really rich people who also happen to be really, really dumb — and therefore totally mess up their taxes!
Whether they’ve been accused of tax evasion, charged with fraud or they’ve just been issued a tax lien, let these stars (here's looking at you, Lindsay Lohan and Mike “The Situation" Sorrentino) serve as a reminder to pay your taxes on tax day tomorrow, April 15 — or suffer the consequences!
Check out eight stars who have paid the price following their infamous tax troubles!
The ‘Jersey Shore’ star is currently on trial after being charged with tax fraud last September. The 32-year-old and his brother were arrested and accused of tax evasion, with prosecutors saying he failed to pay taxes on nearly $9 million in income following his success on MTV.
Though the trial is delayed until the fall, he faces up to 11 years behind bars for the alleged crimes.