NEW YORK — A lawyer for Stephen Baldwin says the actor has paid off his New York back taxes with a check for the final $100,000.

Baldwin admitted last year that he failed to pay state taxes for 2008, 2009 and 2010. The total, plus interest and penalties, came to $400,000.

A Rockland County judge gave Baldwin five years to pay the debt, and said he could avoid probation if he paid the total within one year. Attorney Russell Yankwitt said Baldwin beat the deadline with his final payment Friday, helped by a loan from a friend Yankwitt would not identify.

– From news service reports

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