Celebrities have tax troubles, too

Published On: Apr 16 2012 11:34:56 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 15 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

celeb tax troubles - Leona Helmsley
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Not wanting to be one of "the little people" who pay taxes, billionaire Leona Helmsley and her husband withheld millions in tax revenue. She was sentenced to almost two years in prison along with a $7 million fee in 1990. Rumor indicates that she had money smuggled into prison for the purpose of paying an inmate to be her servant.

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