More MSNBC Hosts Have Tax Woes

Afternoon host Touré Neblett owes $59,000 in taxes, according to National Review report

The tax troubles for MSNBC hosts continue.

According to The National Review, afternoon host Touré Neblett and his wife, Rita Nakouzi, owe over $59,000 in back taxes. In September, 2013, New York issued a state tax warrant to Neblett and his wife for $46,862.68; six month later, the state issued an additional warrant for $12,849.87.

And former host Joy Reid, who’s became a national correspondent for MSNBC since the cancellation of her afternoon show in February, also owes on her taxes, to a much lesser degree. In March, New York filed a 4,948.15 tax warrant against Reid, who also serves as Managing Editor of

Both MSNBC personalities are working to resolve their tax issues, their representatives told the Review.

This latest round of tax woes comes after it was recently revealed that weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry owes $70,000 in delinquent taxes.

Harris-Perry told the Winston Salem-Journal she and her husband were aware they had to pay off their debt, but due to a personal crisis had to move at a slower pace.

And then, of course, there’s 6 p.m. ET host Al Sharpton, who, according to a November New York Times report, has more than $4.5 million worth of state and federal tax liens against him.

MSNBC declined TheWrap‘s request for comment.


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