George Clinton faces more tax troubles
American funk musician George Clinton is embroiled in another legal trouble with the U.S government, after a second federal tax lien was filed against the music legend this year.
According to the legal documents filed in Leon County Florida, 71-year-old George Clinton, failed to pay $7,457.89 worth of taxes back in 2009 and $13,301.57 for the year 2010.
Previous reports have stated that in June, George Clinton already had an existing tax debt worth $115,552.27 to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the years 2007 and 2008. In total, the singer has a tax debt of $136,281.73.
Back in 1984, the Parliament star filed for bankruptcy and has struggled to stay on top of his finances ever since, amid claims his earnings were mismanaged.
Calls to Clinton’s camp have not been returned.
George Clinton is known to be the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and launched a solo career in 1981. He has been cited as one of the foremost pioneer of funk music, along with James Brown and Sly Stone. Clinton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.