February 08, 2014 at 07:35 PM EST

Michael Jackson’s estate is currently embroiled in a fight with the IRS, according to the LA Times.  The pop star’s executors claim that Jackson was only worth $7 million at the time of his death in 2009 while the IRS says he was worth $1.125 billion. The government agency is seeking $505 million in taxes and $197 million in penalties.

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