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Mayweather Reacts To Tax Problems Accusations

Floyd Mayweather reacts to reports that his tax affairs are not in order and that he still owes the IRS money for 2015.

Recent news reports suggested that Floyd Mayweather was been pursued for outstanding federal tax payments for the year of 2015.

The same year he set world financial records for a sports event with his fight against Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.

Reports suggested that Mayweather asked the IRS to wait until after his August 26th clash with Conor McGregor to pay the alleged outstanding sum, when he would have direct access to more liquid cash as a lot of his assets are tied up and cannot be quickly converted into cash it was reported.

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Anyone who knows anything about the tax system and how shrewd Mayweather is however, and the smart people he surrounds himself, will know that this is clearly something that has been blown up by main stream media in reality.

Mayweather reacts today on the story by issuing the following statement:

“Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear, especially when it comes to media in this country. While everyone is counting my money and assuming the worst, these are the facts… Uncle Sam, received $26,000,000.00 from me in 2015! What else could they possibly want? I’m sure I would have been notified much sooner if there were any real discrepancies right? Bottom line, everybody just wants to be a part of the “Money May” show, including the IRS! That’s fine, you can crunch numbers all day but in the end, my empire is rock solid and intact! Now Calculate That!”

He also posted the following picture of what he says he paid the US government in taxes for the year in question: