Retired wrestler Steve Austin, known as “Stone Cold” Steve Austin to his fans, reportedly owes the State of California over $22,000 in unpaid taxes. The state even filed a lien against his property last month. Austin’s agent could not be reached for comment, so the reason for his tax debt is still unknown.
Famed comedian David Brenner owes the IRS a staggering $68,222 in delinquent taxes. Brenner, who filed for bankruptcy in 2004, does not deny that he owes the taxes, and states that he has already negotiated a payment plan to pay his debts off over time. When asked how he incurred the debt, Brenner jokingly explained, "I lost a bet that President Bush would learn how to pronounce the word 'nuclear,'"
Although her total tax debts are less than the rest of the celebrities on the list, I was especially surprised to see that tennis star Anna Kournikova has tax problems with the state of California. Just last week the filed a $6,381 tax lien against her for unpaid tax debts. When reached, the athlete’s agent could not comment as to where the tax debt came from.