Actor Terrence Howard has been ordered by a federal judge in Philadelphia to pay nearly $1 million in back taxes, interest, and penalties after allegedly threatening a Justice Department lawyer and criticizing the government’s taxation policies towards descendants of slaves. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and […]

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It's Tax Day 2021 and Jini Thornton is giving advice on how to handle your taxes if you're running a little behind.


It’s tax season and if you’re lucky you’re in for a refund check! Are you wondering, “When will I get my 2021 income tax refund for my 2020 taxes?” Good news for you, the Internal Revenue Service started accepting and processing returns on Friday, February 12, 2021 for the 2020 tax year returns. Check out […]

Keshia Knight Pulliam made headlines after leaving the “Celebrity Big Brother” house.

The I.R.S. always has some entertainers on their radar and the latest is R. Kelly.

After news broke that Nelly owed the government $2.4 million in taxes, fans took to social media to come up with ideas to save the St. Louis rapper from destitution. Of course, in no time at all, Twitter created the hashtag #HotInHerreStreamingParty in an effort to help the Grammy winner keep his assets, by listening to “Hot in […]

The Academy Award winner and her husband are accused of failing to pay their taxes for two years, and now the government says they owe nearly $400,000.

Doing your taxes is never on the top of your list of things you can’t wait to do. But expert Jini Thornton hung out with “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show and gave us all the essential rules to tax season, so that this year, taxes would be clear cut and simple. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! She […]

As we prepare for tax season, Special K is outlining ways you probably should NOT use your tax returns. Listen to the audio player to hear 5 of the worst ways to waste your returns this year! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Click here for more New You Can’t Use and listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show“ weekdays […]