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Jersey Shore’s Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino owes $2.3M in unpaid taxes 3 years after prison stint for tax evasion

JERSEY Shore star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino owes $2.3million in unpaid taxes three years after his prison stint for tax evasion. 

Documents exclusively obtained by The Sun show that Mike was hit with the IRS tax lien in April and that his debts to the feds span the course of several years from 2010 up until 2016.

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino was hit with an outstanding tax lien for $2.3millionCredit: Getty
Mike's wife Laurens stood by his side during his federal tax evasion trial in 2018Credit: Splash News

The 39-year-old Jersey Shore star owes federal taxes for each of those years, with the exception of 2014.

A New Jersey clerk confirmed that this is an open and outstanding lien with the IRS totaling $2.3million.

Mike's publicist, Robyn Bordes, told The Sun: “Michael Sorrentino has been working diligently to comply with his current and past tax obligations, and he will continue to do so."

The MTV star's tax troubles began in 2014 when he was hit with federal tax fraud charges.

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The Jersey Shore star was sentenced to 8 months in a federal prison in 2018.

He checked into prison in January of 2019 and was released in September of that year.  

The 39-year-old has since remained for the most part on the straight and narrow since.


As The Sun previously exclusively reported Mike paid off $337,693 in restitution for his tax evasion case on January 13 oF 2020.

Mike's probation ended in 2021. 

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The dad of one took to Twitter in September of 2021 to mark the milestone day: "Probation officer just left!! 

"Community service completed. I’m a free man. 

"Probation is over!! The Comeback is always greater than the Setback. 


The 39-year-old welcomed son, Romeo, with his wife Lauren in May of 2021. 

They shared the news on social media, after announcing that they were expecting during an episode of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. 

"Romeo Reign Sorrentino," the couple captioned an Instagram post featuring their baby boy. 

The baby was born weighing in at 6lbs, 8oz and measuring 19 inches. 

Both the proud mom and dad shared a series of photos on their respective Instagram accounts. 

In one photo they shared, Lauren could be seen holding Romeo in her arms as she rested in a hospital bed. 

Mike crouched on the ground next to her, smiling for the photo. 

The gallery also featured a photo of each of the new parents solo with their baby. 

Mike and Lauren first announced that they were expecting in November 2021. 

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Their announcement aired with the cast of the MTV show in February. 

Mike cried as they shared the news on the show.

Mike and his wife Lauren welcomed Romeo in May of 2021Credit: Mike"The Situation"Sorrentino/Instagram
A rep for Mike told The Sun he has been working diligently to comply with his tax obligationsCredit: Getty