ATLANTA (AP) -- Companies run by Republican presidential
candidate Newt Gingrich have faced overdue tax bills in four states
worth more than $6,000.
Records reviewed by The Associated Press show the tax liens
ranged from a $195 property tax bill in the Atlanta suburbs to
$1,969 in unpaid Missouri taxes. Most of the liens were paid
shortly after tax authorities filed them. Liens also had been filed
One exception was in Pennsylvania, where Gingrich Holdings Inc.
last week paid off a $1,599 lien for unpaid corporate income taxes
just days before Gingrich formally announced his presidential run.
Gingrich spokesman Rick Tyler said Gingrich and his firms were
unaware of the liens until recently. He said the companies have
either paid the bills or filed documents necessary to resolve the