Court and wife Jennifer were named on the 2009 Internal Revenue Service lien, which covered a period ending Dec. 31, 2006. Court is listed solely on the filings for periods ending Dec. 31, 2007, and Dec. 31, 2011, which were filed in the Allen County Recorder's office Jan. 28.
Court told The News-Sentinel on Monday that he is “making payments (on the overdue taxes). I want to put this behind me.” County Recorder John McGauley said his office has no record of how much Court might have repaid, but said the lien filed in 2009 had not been released by the IRS.
Court succeeded Mike Bynum as chairman after winning a 74-1 vote over the Rev. Michael Latham.