Lil Wayne is finally free of his tax debt to the IRS. In 2017, Lil Wayne got in trouble for not paying taxes five and six years prior. In 2011 he failed to pay $7,341,399.07 in taxes and then in 2012 he failed again to pay $6,853,545.77 in taxes. So Lil Wayne was on a big hook for $14,194,944.84 total. If you have made enough money to pay $14,194,944.84 in taxes alone, I’m sorry, I can’t feel sorry for you for any reason. But now it seems that Lil Wayne has stopped fucking over the American government and it’s tax-paying citizens and has paid back all that was owed.
The Blast reports that Lil Wayne is having a good 2019. Not only has it been a long time since his last sizzurp/epilepsy-induced seizure, but he also has paid his IRS bill and the US tax department will finally stop calling him non-stop and asking when the payment is coming. Court records obtained by The Blast reveal that Lil Wayne paid up the full $14 million bill to the IRS, closing the two separate federal tax liens which were opened for the 2011 and 2012 cases.
Recently, Lil Wayne got an eight-figure payout from Universal Music Group when he officially cut ties with Birdman’s record label, Cash Money Records. Lil Wayne was accusing the label of owing him tens of millions of dollars, including but not limited to, an $8 million advance for Tha Carter V. I’m sorry, $8 million advance? Like you ain’t even heard the record yet and you gave him $8 million dollars? What if it’s just him howling into a microphone for two hours? You just spent $8 million on screaming, girl!
Well, those eight-figures must have really helped Lil Wayne out because who can cover $14 million at once? And like, why didn’t you do it the first time, then? Oh right: Greed.
I’m happy that Lil Wayne is out of his financial hole. Now he can call his fellow celebrities who also hate paying their fair share and help get them on the path to financial success. Shakira, Toni Braxton, The Estate of Miss Aretha Franklin: expect Wayne’s call.