Ja Rule Roasted for Promoting His Tax Preparation Company

Ja tried to dismiss the hate on Twitter: "Y’all been hating on me since 03 ... I ain’t stop getting money yet ..."

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Ja Rule

Would you trust a Ja Rule-owned company with your W2s? If you answered no, you're definitely not alone. 

On Tuesday, the entertainer/entrepreneur took to social media to promote Value Tax—a tax preparation company he now owns: "IT’S TAX SEASON!!! It’s simple, walk in let us do your taxes, walk out with cash in hand," Rule wrote in a since-deleted tweet. "... we also do credit repair!"

To no one's surprise, Rule was immediately roasted for the promo. The 43-year-old has had his fair share of IRS troubles, having received a 28-month prison sentence for tax evasion in 2011 and reportedly owing $2 million in back taxes in 2019. Furthermore, many Twitter users pointed to the fact that Rule was tied to the 2017 Fyre Festival, which is considered one of the biggest scams of the last decade. So, when you consider Rule's past money issues and questionable business choices, it's easy to understand why some people have hesitation ... and a lot of jokes.

Ja Rule really thinks we trust him with our taxes after what happened at Frye Fest. pic.twitter.com/zca2594a0e

— Monique 🌟 (@lilmomo301) January 14, 2020

Ja Rule : let me do your taxes im trustworthy
America : https://t.co/L5w7IheTqg

— John (@iam_johnw) January 14, 2020

Ja Rule: do you want me to do your taxes?

Everyone: pic.twitter.com/ClJGdK4Ifh

— Zak (@AdamZak8899) January 14, 2020

Complimentary lunch you get when Ja Rule sits down with you to do your taxes pic.twitter.com/9836derint

— Lancestipher (@Lancestipher) January 15, 2020

Ja Rule - I’ll do y’all taxes

Everyone remembering how fyre fest went - pic.twitter.com/ybRQR9iwF5

— Small Penis Debutant (@SoldierNicotine) January 14, 2020
If all the celebs left social media who would promote fraudulent music festivals? https://t.co/m6X5nsbPBo

Haters are funny... 😂🤣😭

— Ja Rule (@jarule) January 14, 2020

Man ppl really hurting out here a lot of healing needed God bless everyone hope y’all get all you work hard for... 🙏🏾

— Ja Rule (@jarule) January 15, 2020

Y’all been hating on me since 03... I ain’t stop getting money yet lol I’m good!!!

— Ja Rule (@jarule) January 15, 2020

Rule went on to clarify that he does not personally handle people's taxes, but simply owns Value Tax. 

Lmao thanks for all the promo this shit easy y’all are very predictable lmao... #Thepuppetmaster

— Ja Rule (@jarule) January 15, 2020

He also responded to the wave of hate he received, insisting he was unfazed.

As he continued to get dragged, Rule claimed he knew he would receive plenty and that this was all part of a masterplan to draw more attention to his company.

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