Earlier this month, Lauryn Hill explained why she went three years without paying taxes. Instead of going along with the system she pursued a very alternative lifestyle, and giving a cut of her money to the government wasn't part of the plan.
In 2005, 2006, and 2007, Lauryn made $1.8 million, and she didn't file tax returns on any of it. Ms. Hill admitted to the judge that she intentionally and willingly failed to file and she entered a guilty plea that could earn her three years in jail and $75,000 in fines. For now, she's out on bail.