DMX surrendered to the federal authorities on Thursday.
The rapper is being charged with 14 counts of tax evasion at the federal level.
The IRS says that X owes them 1.7 million dollars for hiding his income for several years.
The Indictment alleges that X never used personal accounts and would deposit his royalty checks into his managers bank account, they would then give him cash.
If he is found guilty of the charges he could face up to 44 years in prison.