Stephen Baldwin pays another $100,000 toward NY tax bill - My9 New Jersey

Stephen Baldwin pays another $100,000 toward NY tax bill

Posted: Updated:
Rockland County District Attorney photo Rockland County District Attorney photo

Actor Stephen Baldwin has paid another $100,000 toward his delinquent New York tax bill on Friday, authorities said. That leaves him more than $200,000 in arrears, the AP reported.

Baldwin, who starred in 1995's "The Usual Suspects," was arrested in December 2012. In March 2013, he admitted that he failed to pay state taxes for 2008, 2009 and 2010 and pleaded guilty to a felony charge. He also agreed to pay an additional $300,000 by the time of his sentencing in March 2014. His next court date is January 10 before Judge Apotheker.

The total bill in taxes, interest and penalties was $400,000, but he had paid $100,000 before entering his guilty plea. Baldwin appeared in Rockland County Court on Friday and presented a certified check to the Tax Department.

“I thank District Attorney Zugibe for his tireless work in prosecuting this case,” Tax Commissioner Thomas Mattox said in a statement. “It shows that, regardless of a person’s occupation or financial situation, all New Yorkers must meet their obligation to pay their fair share of income taxes in a timely manner.”

Under his plea agreement, Baldwin's record will be wiped clean if he pays the full amount by next March. If not, he faces five years of probation.

The 47-year-old Baldwin lives in Upper Grandview. His brothers Alec, William and Daniel are also actors.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press and WNYW

  • New York State NewsNew York State NewsMore>>

  • Man arrested for road rage shooting

    Man arrested for road rage shooting

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:15:13 GMT
    An upstate man is under arrest after police say he opened fire on another driver on I-84.The New York State Police say that Masey Moshref, 26, of Wappinger Falls faces a slew of felony charges after the Wednesday evening incident.At approximately 6:28 p.m., police received a 911 call from a driver who said a man driving a green Honda Accord bearing California license plates pulled alongside of his vehicle and displayed a black handgun.The victim says the man fired one shot at his vehicle, str...
    An upstate man is under arrest after police say he opened fire on another driver on I-84.The New York State Police say that Masey Moshref, 26, of Wappinger Falls faces a slew of felony charges after the Wednesday evening incident.At approximately 6:28 p.m., police received a 911 call from a driver who said a man driving a green Honda Accord bearing California license plates pulled alongside of his vehicle and displayed a black handgun.The victim says the man fired one shot at his vehicle, str...
  • Road-trip vacations that don't break the bank

    Road-trip vacations that don't break the bank

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:37:29 GMT
    Last-minute vacations don't need to be a headache or ridiculously expensive, especially if you make it a road trip. Even if you don't have a car, renting one can be an affordable option.Lauren Lyons Cole, a personal finance contributor to TheStreet.com, has some suggestions.
    Last-minute vacations don't need to be a headache or ridiculously expensive, especially if you make it a road trip. Even if you don't have a car, renting one can be an affordable option.Lauren Lyons Cole, a personal finance contributor to TheStreet.com, has some suggestions.
  • Trench collapse traps workers

    Trench collapse traps workers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:56:22 GMT
    Two construction workers were rescued from a collapsed trench outside a home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday.  Firefighters from across Westchester County responded to the scene at 15 Bradford Ave. at about noon.
    Two construction workers were rescued from a collapsed trench outside a home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday.  Firefighters from across Westchester County responded to the scene at 15 Bradford Ave. at about noon.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices