Pamela Anderson

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What's more exciting than a little tax news?

In light of a new California law which went into effect Jan. 1 and requires income tax authorities to publish the names and amounts owed by the 500 biggest income-tax delinquents - and whaddaya know, a handful of celebs made the list.

According to reports, former "Baywatch" babe Pamela Anderson owes $524,241 in income taxes, "Girls Gone Wild" honcho Joe Francis owes $794,000, and professional boxer James Toney owes $354,000. Documents obtained by also showed that music legend Lionel Richie owes $1.1 million in unpaid taxes, and has been warned assets may be seized if he doesn't pay up.  

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