Lauryn Hill faces jail time as tax troubles worsen
Lauryn Hill, who pleaded guilty in June to failing to pay federal taxes on the money she earned from 2005 to 2007, is now facing charges for failing to pay taxes in her home state of New Jersey, according to a report.
According to CBS News, the singer is responsible for $446,386 in unpaid taxes to the state of New Jersey. A civil judgment was filed against Hill on June 14 by a New Jersey court.
The five-time Grammy winner was charged with failing to file income tax returns on over $1.6 million she earned during the three years from 2005 to 2007. Hill pleaded guilty at the end of June in U.S. District Court in Newark, N.J.
She faces up to three years in jail for the federal case, with sentencing scheduled for November.