Contact Us

More Tax Woes for Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill Location

Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
Bill Pugliano, Getty Images

One of Toby Keith‘s I Love This Bar & Grill franchises is facing more financial problems stemming from an unpaid tax bill.

A tax warrant has been served against the Syracuse, N.Y. location for more than $107,000 in sales tax the business owes for the fourth quarter of 2013. The location, which opened last year, also owes more than $145,000 in sales taxes from earlier in the year. Their original debt was over $189,000, but some of that has been paid since an initial warrant was served back in April.

The state of New York has the option to seize the property as a means to recover the debt, but according to Syracuse.com, it is more likely they will try to work out a payment plan first. A deal could also be made with the owner, allowing them to re-open once the debt has been satisfied.

Keith has a licensing agreement that allows the franchise to use his name and likeness, but the Syracuse restaurant is independently owned, as well as the other 15 locations.

So far, the Syracuse franchise shows no signs of planning to close. Their calendar boasts an all-star lineup of shows, including upcoming concerts by Dustin Lynch, Josh Thompson and Eric Paslay.

Next: The Top 10 Toby Keith Songs

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of The Boot

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboot.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!