Boxer Floyd Mayweather Socked with $3.36M Tax Lien
The Internal Revenue Service has filed a tax lien for over $3.3 million against boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The tax lien for $3,359,279 is from 2009, according to the Detroit News. That was the year the boxer emerged from retirement to fight Juan Manuel Marquez and win a $25 million purse. The lien was filed in January in Las Vegas.
Mayweather, 34, has experienced tax problems and IRS liens in the past. The IRS had earlier filed a lien against him for $6,165,735. He paid $5.6 million in back taxes in 2009 to avoid having the federal government confiscate his winnings after the Marquez match (see Boxer Floyd Mayweather Pays $5.6M in Back Taxes).
Mayweather is facing additional legal troubles as well, including domestic abuse charges and a defamation lawsuit from fellow boxer Manny Pacquiao.