Movie director Martin Scorsese and actor Al Pacino have separately been hit by the Internal Revenue Service with tax liens.
Scorsese was slapped with a tax lien for $2.85 million from the IRS on February 14, according to the New York Post. Scorsese’s tax lien appears to be related to his former accountant, Kenneth Starr, who was convicted of fraud and sentenced last week to 90 months in prison (see Celebrity Accountant Starr Sentenced to 7-1/2 Years). The court-appointed receiver for Starr’s firm has filed suit against Scorsese’s production company Sikelia Productions for nearly $600,000 in unpaid fees for accounting, bookkeeping, tax prep, and personal management services, according to the Post.
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