MSNBC host Keith Olbermann was on the receiving end of a tax warrant from New York State charging him with $2,269.50 in back taxes for his Los Angeles-based business, Olbermann Broadcasting Empire.

An MSNBC spokesperson told the Associated Press that the matter was a bookkeeping disagreement between Olbermann's accountants and New York State that had been resolved months ago.

Olbermann's show, "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," has proven to be a popular draw on MSNBC, but has provoked ire for frequently lampooning President Bush, Sen. Hillary Clinton and rival Bill O'Reilly at Fox News Channel.

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