Home News T.I. Owes $4.5M in Taxes; Government Issued Tax Lien on Property &... T.I. is in some money trouble, and we’re talking about some BIG money. Exclusively revealed via Daily Mail, the Atlanta artist owes the government $4.5M in taxes, and the government has issued a tax lien on his property and assets. TIP has money, so he should be able to pay this off, but man, just tossing $4.5M at once to the government for taxes isn’t going to be the best feeling. Check out the full exclusive story here, with pictures of the documents and all.