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Lauryn Hill faces Federal Tax charges

TROUBLE: Lauryn Hill faces Federal Tax charges

SINGER LAURYN Hill has been charged with failing to file income tax returns for several years with the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. attorney's office in New Jersey announced yesterday.

The hit-maker, who earned more than $1.6 million between 2005-2007, has been accused by federal prosecutors of not paying her taxes correctly within those three years, reports The Huffington Post.

According to court papers, the mother-of-six's main source of income is royalties from her previous work the recording and film industries.

The documents also reportedly show that she also owns and operates four companies: Creations Music Inc., Boogie Tours Inc., L.H. Productions 2001 Inc. and Studio 22 Inc.

Hill is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate on June 29.

If found guilty she could face a maximum penalty of a year in prison and $100,000 fine on each of the three charges.

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