Lawyers representing Michael Jackson’s heirs are claiming that an expert for the IRS perjured himself in Tax Court during testimony over the value of the late pop star’s estate.
The expert, Weston Anson, testified on behalf of the IRS in the February trial, which was part of a long-running dispute between the estate and the IRS. The service claims that the estate vastly undervalued Jackson’s record catalog, the rights to his image and likeness, and other assets (see “Court hears IRS dispute over value of Michael Jackson estate.”), and that it should pay as much as $500 million more in estate taxes.
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