The late Aretha Franklin owed more than $ 6.3 million in taxes, The Detroit News reports. However, a lawyer for her estate claims that about half of these taxes have already been paid to the IRS.
According to legal documentation filed in Oakland County Probate Court in Michigan The Detroit News The unpaid income tax comes from the years 2012 to 2018, and the notifier states that "no part of that debt has been paid and is now due and payable to the US Treasury at the Office of Internal Revenue Service. It also states that "this debt takes precedence and must be paid in full to the extent required by law before distribution to creditors."
IRS examines the estate and the estate has paid the IRS at least $ 3 million in arrears.
"The IRS has filed its claim for ordinary grounds of probate," Bennett said in a statement Franklin's longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn gave The Detroit News . "This is not a liquidated claim and is disputed by the estate. The vast majority of Mrs. Franklin's personal 1
Franklin died of pancreatic cancer on August 16th. She was 76.