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U.S. tax officials want Manny Pacquiao to pay up - report

Dec 10, 2013 | 5:37pm EST

Boxer and entertainer Manny Pacquiao's tax troubles have doubled - he owes over $18 million (GBP12 million) to America's Internal Revenue Service, according to new documents. The fighter, who is also a rising political star in his native Philippines, has a huge tax debt back home - and now IRS officials want him to pay unpaid taxes from 2006 to 2010. have obtained tax documents that show Pacquiao owes the U.S. Government $18,313,669 (GBP12,209,112). Officials in the Philippines are chasing the boxing champ for an estimated $50 million (GBP33 million) in unpaid taxes, and they have reportedly frozen his bank accounts and placed a lien on one of his properties in Manila.

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