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Lauryn Hill Faces Three 3 years in Jail For Failing To File Tax Returns

Lauryn hill perform at the coachella festival in April

       Five-time Grammy winner Lauryn Hill has been charged with failing to file income tax returns for several years with the IRS, the U.S. Attorney's office in New Jersey announced Thursday. 
      Hill earned more than $1.6 million during 2005, 2006 and 2007, the three years that she allegedly failed to file returns, federal prosecutors said.
     According to court papers Hill's primary source of income is royalties from the recording and film industries She also owns and operates four corporations: Creations Music, Inc., Boogie Tours, Inc., L.H. Productions 2001, Inc. and Studio 22, Inc.For each count, Hill, faces a maximum penalty of  three years in jail and $300,000.
   Hill is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate on June 29.