Long-time television personality Tori Spelling and her husband are among the headliners of the top 500 delinquent California taxpayers, according the latest list from the state’s Franchise Tax Board.

Spelling, 45, and her 51-year-old husband Dean McDermott owe $282,654.92 to the state in personal taxes, according to the latest list.

Spelling’s alleged debt is a laugh, however, compared with comedian Chris Tucker’s $1,245,858.25. Tucker settled tax troubles some time ago with the IRS.

Other owing celebs, according to the FTB: Motown songwriter Lamont Dozier ($3.6 million), singer Macy Gray (under her name Natalie Hinds, $240,990.74) and rapper Xzibit (under his name Alvin Joiner, $231,579.03).

The top 500 owed amounts ranging from $192,485.69 to some $266 million. The FTB says it is legally required to post this list at least twice annually.

Tori Spelling
Tori Spelling

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Jeff Stimpson

Jeff Stimpson

Jeff Stimpson is a veteran freelance journalist who previously served as editor of The Practical Accountant.