DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 05: Singer Aretha Franklin performs during a Labor Day event sponsored by the Metro Detroit Central Labor Council on September 5, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin entertained the crowd as they awaited President Barack Obama's Labor Day address. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
Even after the death of Aretha Franklin, the IRS still wants their money! Reportedly Aretha, owes the IRS $8 million in back taxes and penalties.
From the years 2012-2018 she owes them $6.3 million in back taxes and $1.5 million in penalties.