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Mesa Mayor Scott Smith Trying to Clear up $16,224 Federal Tax Lien

Mesa Mayor Scott Smith owes $16,224 in a federal taxes, according to a lien filed with the Maricopa County Recorder's Office.

We asked Mesa spokesman Steve Wright about this -- here's his reply:

That issue was resolved. The IRS has been petitioned to withdraw the lien.

That's "resolved?"

Smith ought to be able to smooth things out with the feds, since he's a former big-shot homebuilder who "sold his company at the height of the real estate boom."

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.
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