Crocodile Dundee actor Paul Hogan finally has to face up to the millions he owes in taxes. Last year Hogan had this to say about the Australian Taxation Office after they enlisted the help of US tax authorities to look at his bank accounts:
"Come and get me, you miserable bastards!"
Looks like they spoke too soon, he's officially caught and now he's got to pay what he owes. Here's the Scoop:
The famous Australian actor lives in Los Angeles California with his wife, Linda Kozloweski and their 12-year-old-son, Chance. He recently returned to Sydney, Australia for the funeral of his 101-year-old mother.
He tried to leave his motherland but the Australian Tax Man (who's apparently just as bad-ass as our U.S Tax Man) didn't let him board the flight. A prohibition order from local tax authorities will keep him in Australia until he pays up.
Tax Tax Bill: Former "Crocodile Dundee" owes $37 Million in Australian dollars to the Australian tax office, which is about $33 Million in U.S Money.
The Crocodile Dundee himself has spoken up yet, but his lawyer Andrew Robinson speaks and Paul Hogan's and Linda Kozloweski's behalf when he says,
"The process of detaining Paul in Australia, away from his wife and child in Los Angeles, has devastated Paul, he will continue to defend his position through all available legal and other channels."
Australia's most successful export isn't getting away without paying what he owes, it's time for Paul Hogan to fess up and pay up.