Entertainment website TMZ is reporting that R& B Queen Mary J Blige owes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $3,426,255.43 in unpaid income taxes for the years 2009 to 2011.
IRS records indicate that a federal tax lien was filed in February in Bergen County Court against the “My Life” singer. Mary J who is already facing financial problems has back taxes owing to the state of New Jersey in the amount of $901,769.65. She also has a lawsuit against her charitable foundation, The Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now, after they failed to repay a $250,000 loan and another by Signature Bank for defaulting on a loan of $2.2 million.
These are not the only legal issues facing the nine-time Grammy Award winner. She was also sued in New York state supreme court by Bank of America for defaulting on loan payments on a $500,000 loan.