That’s a lot of $75 “vagina candles.”
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s luxury lifestyle company Goop Inc. has paid back $298,160.58 in outstanding sales taxes — but not in time to avoid being included on a monthly list of the 250, according to the state Department of Taxation and Finance defaulting taxpayers” land in New York.
“We need to ensure that all New Yorkers have a level playing field, and when individuals or businesses don’t pay their fair share, the tax burden unfairly shifts to other hard-working New Yorkers,” state tax spokesman James Gazzale told The Post about companies included in the Top 250 Deadbeat Companies list.
The document lists Goop, which was not included in the August version of the list, as having debts of $267,122.40 and $31,038.18, based on notices of outstanding tax liabilities filed in August and July, which the signaling the state’s flagging patience as it awaits action from the California-based company.
Goop is known for attracting big bucks from wealthy folks in the market for expensive and crazy items like a $75 This Smells Like My Vagina candle or a $395 Talati Puff Top, which the website of the company claims that it was “designed to pack. ”
Other items like jewelry can cost thousands of dollars.
The “Iron Man” actress’ company had an outstanding tax bill, according to the filing, which she has incorporated into the company of other working-class companies like Manjares Mexico Restaurant Corp. in Queens (#218) and Pelham Bay Home Center, which were respectively above and below the 219th Goop.
‘Shakespeare in Love’ star Paltrow, who is reportedly worth around $200 million, and her company were officially told they would soon begin paying outstanding sales taxes or risk having assets confiscated, after the State Treasury Official has officially issued a “warrant”. Enable further action – if necessary.
“Once we file a warrant, we might be able to seize your personal property, garnish your wages, allow us to stop you from running your business, things like that,” Gazzale said.
Shameful sales tax scofflaws appear to be working for the ministry given how Goop paid its outstanding balance with the state.
“We have looked at this and can confirm that the account is current and has no outstanding debt,” spokeswoman Noora Raj Brown said in a statement.
https://nypost.com/2022/09/20/gwyneth-paltrows-goop-made-top-ny-sales-tax-delinquent-list/ Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop has made the sales tax “smugglers” list in New York