Jacqueline Laurita’s Own Legal Problems Exposed: She Owes $330,000+ In Taxes

Jacqueline Laurita has been very critical of Teresa Giudice’s legal problems on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. It is very clear that Teresa doesn’t want to talk about her legal problems. Even though she has now served her time, she doesn’t want to talk about the past and she doesn’t want to talk about what her husband did to get charged with fraud. It’s no secret that they filed for bankruptcy, but it’s not something that Giudice was interested in talking to Jacqueline about. During their fight, Laurita brought up the fact that she wanted to know details about Teresa’s legal troubles, but Giudice fought back, saying she never inquired about her legal troubles. So, what is Jacqueline dealing with?

According to a new Radar Online report, Jacqueline Laurita has been dealing with her own legal issues, as she herself owes quite a bit of money. Laurita and her husband are working on paying off their debt. They are nearly $340,000 in debt, as they owe this money in state taxes. According to Radar Online, a clerk at the New Jersey State Judiciary revealed that Laurita does owe $338,337.05 in state taxes. And sadly, this isn’t something new, as the lien was filed back in January of 2013.

And this isn’t the only thing that Jacqueline Laurita owes. Her husband Chris also owed $85,127 in federal taxes. Earlier this year, they made a payment of $9,851 and made a payment of $78,857 in 2011. However, it sounds like it will take them some time to pay off the $330,000+ that they owe in taxes. So, why do they owe this much?

In her blog for The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Jacqueline Laurita reveals that they fell behind with the money because they weren’t making enough. Laurita was dealing with her autistic son, who needed special treatment. They also weren’t making much money with Chris’ company, BLK, and his clothing company had filed for bankruptcy. They even tried to sell their house at one point.

According to Us Weekly, Teresa was upset with Jacqueline for attacking her, when she was dealing with her own issues with bankruptcy and filing taxes. Laurita claims it is very different, as she didn’t face fraud charges, but Giudice thought it was a low blow.

“Teresa trying to bring up my husband’s legal issues involving his old company that was forced into a corporate bankruptcy in comparison to her and Joe’s criminal case was totally ludicrous to me,” Jacqueline Laurita revealed in her Bravo blog, according to Radar Online, sharing that she has never hidden the fact that they were in trouble financially.

“I had always talked openly about my husband’s company bankruptcy,” Laurita continued according to Radar Online, adding, “Go back and watch Season 4 reunion to see where I brought it up and talked openly about it! There was no reason for Teresa to ask me questions about it, because I told her and everybody else I knew everything I knew about it. The point that I was trying to make by saying that Chris and I didn’t file a personal fraudulent bankruptcy — besides that being true — was the difference that I had to find out about Teresa’s legal issues and the possibility of her going to jail through a tabloid…that she may or may not have put out herself! Had I put my business in the media and it was as bad as hers and I had never said anything to her, I’m sure she would have asked me about it! If not, I would have felt insulted.”

Do you think Jacqueline Laurita’s legal problems can be compared to Teresa Giudice’s problems? Do you think she should be careful in judging her co-star?

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