R. Kelly — I Believe I Can … Not Pay My Taxes

Exclusive0611_rkelly_tmzThe federal government is pissed at R. Kelly … for failing to pay a whopping $4.8 million in back taxes … our sources has learned.

According to documents filed by the IRS, Kelly owes money on his taxes going way back to 2005. It breaks down like this …

2005 – $1,472,366.77
2006 – $710,520.51
2007 – $376,180.11
2008 – $1,122,694.90
2009 – $173,815.18
2010 – $992,495.24

… for a total of $4,848,072.71.

Being trapped in the closet probably won”t cut it as an excuse. 

A rep for Kelly tells our sources, “R. Kelly is in the process of working everything out with the government and is confident that all his obligations will be satisfied.”

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