The singer/producer was hit with a federal tax lien totaling more than $3 million. Court records obtained by the site show Herbert owing $3,325,107.70.
The total is the result of three years of debt generated from Herbert not paying his taxes, according to radaronline.
In 2010, the songwriter didn’t pay $66,315.30 to the IRS. The nonpaying trend continued the following year as Herbert passed up paying $2,267,845.97. In 2013, the situation came to a head when Herbert failed to pay $990,946.43.
If only Vincent took his wife Tamar Braxton’s advice. The singer confessed to Black Enterprise in 2011 that paying your taxes was the best advice she’d ever received.
“Pay your taxes. NumberOne.com,” the entertainer said. “It’s the truth. I’ve never wanted that issue. I don’t understand when people say, ‘I owe $100,000 in taxes.’ Or, ‘I owe $8 million in back taxes.’ What? How that work?! Pay your taxes and keep the IRS off your behind!”