Chrisley may know best…but not when it comes to playing with Uncle Sam’s shmoney!
“Chrisley Knows Best” stars Todd Chisley, his wife, Julie Chrisley, and their former CPA Peter Tarantino, were hit with a 12-count indictment by a federal grand jury on Tuesday for tax evasion, wire fraud and the use of the Chrisley’s production company to hide their reality TV income from the IRS.
“I want to make note here: Just because you’re rich and on a TV show doesn’t mean that the law is not going to come get you when you commit a federal crime,” said BJay Pak, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.
The indictment covers nine years and says the Chrisleys used false documents to secure millions in loans starting as early as 2007 and didn’t pay income taxes from 2013 to 2016, including time they lived in Georgia.
“They had a production company named 7C Production, which was paid the fees that the TV stations paid for the show. Of course, that was not declared as income in federal tax returns,” Pak said.
Todd took to social media to proclaim his innocence and blamed all of this on a
Peep his post below.
It’s above us now! Y’all gotta figure this out with Uncle Sam.
The Chrisleys are facing up to 30 years in prison.