Sharpton Inc. Owes Millions in Taxes


al-sharptonRev. Al Sharpton has become a political ally of New York City’s mayor and President Obama, but he and his charity owe the government millions in taxes.

A New York Times investigation shows that he owes more than $4.5 million in current state and federal taxes on his personal income and his for-profit companies, Raw Talent and Revals Communications. Sharpton has more than $3 million in personal federal tax liens and state tax liens of $777,657. Raw Talent owes a combined $717,329 on state and federal tax liens.

His nonprofit National Action Network also failed to pay federal payroll taxes. NAN’s tax liability grew from $900,000 in 2003 to nearly $1.9 million by 2006. It also took on a questionable role during Sharpton’s 2004 run for the presidency, which may have violated FEC regulations.

Among the other financial issues in Sharpton’s past, he has a very questionable history of paying rent, often evading payment for personal housing and professional office spaces. Read more at The New York Times.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. What? Obama’s closest advisor on how to foment the mobs that are poised to go crazy when the Ferguson decision is announced?? Him??

    As usual, Obama always sides with the lawbreakers and not the lawmakers.


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