US IRS claims that Aretha Franklin had a $ 6.3 million debt in August 2012 at the time of his death in 2012-2018, which he added $ 1.5 million, but lawyers of the star say it has paid a lot of money , reports Mediafax.
According to documents obtained by tmz.com, the US Fisheries Control wants to recover the debt from the star management.
Franklin's lawyers say she has paid a lot of her debts before she died and that they would challenge the US state's claim in court.
One of the lawyers explained that it is quite strange between the years also listed in 2018, although it is not completed from a fiscal point of view.
Franklin was the subject of several lawsuits filed by creditors in the 1980s and 1990s, the Associated Press website reported.
In 2008, the singer said that due to the error of a lawyer who had forgotten to pay $ 445, he was about to lose $ 700,000 of his home in Detroit.
Aretha Franklin, who died without a will, had several properties in the Detroit area, estimated by at least $ 2 million specialists.
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American singer Aretha Franklin died August 16, at the age of 76, from pancreatic cancer.
Aretha Franklin – who began his musical career playing the gospel in his father's church – born March 25, 1942, cemented his place in American music history with his strong and clear voice that he could sing with four octaves. Throughout his career, he approached various genres, from soul to R&B, gospel and pop. Franklin, known for several hits such as "You Make Me Feel Like" A Natural Woman "(1967)," Chain of Fools "(1967)," Day Dreaming "(1972)," Jump to It "," Freeway of Love " (1985), "Rose is Still a Rose" (1998) and "Respect" (originally published by Otis Redding in 1965, but who became his signature after singing for the first time in 1967), continued to concert, record and go on tour without interruption for over five decades.
Franklin won 20 Grammy awards (including three specialties), eight of which were consecutive, between 1968 and 1975, when the best soloist R&B trophy was ghostly called the "Aretha Award" by journalists.