Travis Scott ‘owes over $100k in back taxes’ in the state of California for the year of 2021

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Travis Scott ‘owes over $100,000 in back taxes’ in the state of California according to legal documents obtained by The Blast.

The Sicko Mode rapper, 32, was hit with a lien from the state’s Franchise Tax Board for the year 2021.

Scott reportedly owes a total of $106,968.18, and has been warned in the documents that further fees and interest will continue to accrue until the lien is paid in full.

The Texas native — who recently spoke about being ‘devastated’ by the Astroworld tragedy which left 10 dead — has an approximate net worth of $80 million, as per the outlet.  

DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for Scott for comment. 

Legal woes: Travis Scott 'owes over $100,000 in back taxes' in the state of California according to legal documents obtained by The Blast; pictured November 16

Legal woes: Travis Scott ‘owes over $100,000 in back taxes’ in the state of California according to legal documents obtained by The Blast; pictured November 16

The musician has been involved in legal battles following the 2021 Astroworld Festival tragedy, which resulted in the death of ten people and numerous injuries during a crowd surge at his November 5, 2021 concert in Houston.

The tax lien comes weeks after Scott was hit with another Astroworld lawsuit.

In the filing, Scott and Live Nation were accused of ‘negligence and willful misconduct’ by a company named Ceremony of Roses (CoR), as per The Blast.

The company alleges that they have incurred ‘substantial financial harm’ after investing in the festival. 

Earlier this month Scott revealed he is ‘devastated’ by the Astroworld disaster.

Scott, who previously broke his silence on the tragedy in 2021, told GQ he thinks about the disaster ‘all the time’ and has had ‘rough moments’ in the two years since as he worked on comeback album, Utopia.

Those killed, who ranged in age from 9 to 27, died from compression asphyxia, which an expert likened to being crushed by a car.

Scott said: ‘Making music, you think about things that go on in life and things that happen in your life, and you dial in on things. That moment for families, for the city, you know, it was devastating. And when it came to making, like even finishing the album…I got back into it probably like, I don’t know, months and months and months after.

Back taxes: The Sicko Mode rapper, 32, was hit with a lien from the state's Franchise Tax Board for the year 2021. Scott reportedly owes a total of $106,968.18; seen November 5

Back taxes: The Sicko Mode rapper, 32, was hit with a lien from the state’s Franchise Tax Board for the year 2021. Scott reportedly owes a total of $106,968.18; seen November 5

Net worth: The Texas native has an approximate net worth of $80 million, as per the outlet; seen November 29 in New York City

Net worth: The Texas native has an approximate net worth of $80 million, as per the outlet; seen November 29 in New York City

‘And the idea of just even getting back into music, working on music and just even getting into that, was therapeutic of being able to channel some of the energy into production and sounds and finishing it.

‘I mean I was just overly devastated, you know. Yeah… Yeah, I always think about it. Those fans were like my family. You know, I love my fans to the utmost.

‘It has its moments where it gets rough and…yeah. You just feel for those people. And their families.

The star also revealed his heartbreak at his attempt at putting Houston on the map as a city to rival New York and Los Angeles and inspire children had been ‘ruined’ – after previously saying he wanted to be a ‘hometown hero’ and not a ‘villain.’

In December 2021, speaking out about the November 5 tragedy Scott sat down with podcaster Charlemagne Tha God for an interview

In the interview, Scott blamed his ‘in-ear’ person for not urging him to stop the show sooner, and claimed that he wasn’t aware of or responsible for the fatal stampede and crowd crush

Scott said that he is ‘1000 percent’ certain he did everything he could have to prevent the tragedy, and claims he didn’t hear the screams and cries for help as the crowd went out of control.

‘Things happen, you know, and it’s just been such a time, and I’m just trying to just really figure things out,’ he said when asked why he was breaking his silence.

Lawsuit: The tax lien comes weeks after Scott was hit with another Astroworld lawsuit; seen performing at Astroworld in 2021

Lawsuit: The tax lien comes weeks after Scott was hit with another Astroworld lawsuit; seen performing at Astroworld in 2021

Tragedy: The musician has been involved in legal battles following the 2021 Astroworld Festival tragedy, which resulted in the death of ten people and numerous injuries

Tragedy: The musician has been involved in legal battles following the 2021 Astroworld Festival tragedy, which resulted in the death of ten people and numerous injuries

‘My heart wasn’t there to be the villain—I was there to be a hometown hero.’

Scott struggled to contain his emotion at times as he spoke about the families that lost loved ones in the crowd stampede.

‘They lost their loved ones, I just always wanna be there for them, I’m gonna fix this problem and make sure this doesn’t happen in the future and be the number one voice for this. We gotta figure it out,’ he said.

Scott claimed that he was only told that the show was going to end after the guest, referring to Drake, came on stage.

He said he was never told why the show was ending or what was occurring in the crowd.

‘That’s what came through my ear,’ he said.

Scott blamed the media for pinning responsibility for the tragedy on him.

‘Yeah, you know, the media, they want to put it on me, but at the end of the day I don’t think it’s more so about that, it’s more so about stepping up to figure out what the problem is,’ he said. ‘Yeah, you know, I’m the face of the festival, I’m a artist, so yeah.’

Following an investigation by Houston Police, no charges were filed against Scott after a grand jury in June declined to indict him and five other people on any criminal counts related to the deadly concert. 

Family: Scott shares two children with ex Kylie Jenner, 26 - daughter Stormi, five, and son Aire, 21 months (pictured June 2021 with Jenner and Stormi)

Family: Scott shares two children with ex Kylie Jenner, 26 – daughter Stormi, five, and son Aire, 21 months (pictured June 2021 with Jenner and Stormi)

A judge earlier this year scheduled the first trial from the lawsuits for May 6, 2024. That first trial would take place nearly 2.5 years since the deadly concert.

Documents filed in court in April listed more than 1,500 active cases, many of which were filed against Scott and Live Nation, the concert promoter.

Of these, 992 were cases with physical injuries and 313 were cases of ’emotional distress, pain, suffering and mental anguish.’ Orthopedic surgeries have been completed in 17 of these cases, with other surgeries recommended in another 21.

Some of the lawsuits have since been settled, including those filed by the families of three of the people killed during the concert.

Scott shares two children with ex Kylie Jenner, 26 – daughter Stormi, five, and son Aire, 21 months. 

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