NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Stephen Baldwin says the actor has paid off his New York back taxes with a check for the final $100,000.
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Baldwin admitted last year that he failed to pay state taxes for 2008, 2009 and 2010. The total, plus interest and penalties, came to $400,000.
A Rockland County judge gave Baldwin five years to pay the debt, and said he could avoid probation if he paid the total within one year.
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Attorney Russell Yankwitt said Baldwin beat the deadline with his final payment Friday. He said Baldwin was helped by a loan from a friend Yankwitt would not identify.
Baldwin starred in the 1995 movie "The Usual Suspects." More recently, he appeared in TV's "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" program. His brothers Alec, William and Daniel are also actors.
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