This story serves as another solemn reminder that Americans at all walks of life are subject to the strong arm of the IRS. Luckily for this celebrity, it appears that she will be able to pay her liabilities in full. Although Brinkley does not appear to be seeking any reduction in the amount she owes, the reasons she offered for not paying on time appear credible and would be legitimate bases to abate the massive penalties that have likely accrued against her debt. Watch my video for other legitimate reasons you may have experienced in failing to file or pay your taxes on time. The IRS calls these circumstances "reasonable cause" for forgiving penalties and the interest associated with those penalties, and the IRS rountinely approves about half of the requests.
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