Charlie Sheen Gives Lindsay Lohan $100,000 to Pay Back Taxes

In an interesting turn of events, Charlie Sheen has given Lindsey Lohan $100,000 to help pay off her IRS back taxes, reports Fox News. According to sources, the two Hollywood stars formed a friendship several months ago while filming cameos for Scary Movie 5.

Lohan, whose erratic behavior has landed her in hot water often over the last few years, reportedly owes the IRS over $233,000 for the 2009 and 2010 tax years.

If Charlie Sheen wanted to ensure that the money he gifted Lohan for her tax debt would actually go toward the debt, tax attorneys predict the money would have been directly paid to the IRS, which they note is not uncommon.

Regardless of the manner in which the money was received to pay the tax debt, there is a strong likelihood that Lohan will have to pay taxes to the IRS on the money as well, as it would be marked as income for 2012.

Both Sheen and Lohan declined to comment when asked about the gift.

 

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