Margaret Mitchell wrote in Gone with the Wind, ‘Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.’ Inconvenient as it is, paying your taxes before the deadline is something you shouldn’t try to get out of. As these celebrities found out, being a tax cheat can cost you… big time.
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While Nelson's guitar may not be on the list of the most expensive things in the world, it sure made us wonder about its value.
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The actor was released early and, according to TMZ, spent the last few months of his sentence under house arrest.
The rock ’n roll legend also spent 100 days in prison for tax evasion back in 1979 and held benefit concerts as part of the 1,000 hours of additional community service he had to perform. He passed on March 18, 2017, at age 90.
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