Val Kilmer: It’s Batman vs. the Taxman
Who will win in a showdown between Batman and the Taxman? Action star Val Kilmer, who starred in Batman Forever, may have learned recently that his superpowers are no match for the IRS. On July 15th, authorities in Bergen County, New Jersey filed a lien against Kilmer on an address in the town of Old Tappan. The property houses an office complex inhabited by accountants, appraisers, dentists, a film production company, and other professionals. It's not clear what Kilmer's relationship is to the property, but to satisfy the debt, the actor will have to pay more than half a million dollars... $538,858 (the portion that represents interest and penalties was not revealed).
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