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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Tony Gwynn reportedly owes over $400K in unpaid taxes

If they would have made it $394K…they’d get better press.

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who has joined with movie producer Thomas Tull in an effort to buy the San Diego Padres, owes more than $400,000 in unpaid federal income taxes, a newspaper reports.

UT San Diego reported Saturday that tax notices show Gwynn owes the government money from 2003, 2007 and 2009.

Gwynn said last month that he is working with Tull, the CEO of Legendary Pictures. Tull is among several prospective owners trying to buy the Padres from majority owner John Moores.

Gwynn’s tax attorney, Mitch Dubick, says his client is working to pay down the taxes and doesn’t believe the issue will have a bearing on his role with the ownership group.

Repoz Posted: June 10, 2012 at 08:06 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Anonymous Observer Posted: June 10, 2012 at 11:27 AM (#4152895)
He should have his money taken away.
   2. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: June 10, 2012 at 11:31 AM (#4152896)
By thieves with guns.
   3. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: June 10, 2012 at 01:49 PM (#4153068)
Maybe having beaten death, Gwynn thought that taxes weren't really inevitable either.
   4. Morty Causa Posted: June 10, 2012 at 02:11 PM (#4153088)
He thought he only had to pay the Homer tax as it applied to him, not the bear tax.

March against the system
   5. SY Ruined School Lunches! Posted: June 10, 2012 at 02:38 PM (#4153112)
I knew someday he would hit 400
   6. UCCF Posted: June 10, 2012 at 04:09 PM (#4153243)
That's about a buck per Twinkie since retirement.

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