Country singer Toby Keith’s Syracuse, N.Y., restaurant I Love This Bar & Grill owes more than $189,000 in back taxes for sales taxes the business collected and failed to forward to the state.

The debt is related to taxes owed for 2013, according to, who spoke to Cary Ziter, a spokesman for the state Department of Taxation and Finance.

The state filed a tax warrant against the restaurant, which remains open in its Destiny USA shopping mall location, earlier in April for the $189,392.17 owed.

One of 15 locations around the country, this Toby Keith’s operates in the largest shopping center in the state of New York and is in danger of being seized as the state attempts to collect the back taxes.

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