Expenses error costs Nicholas Cage £378,000

Nicolas Cage has been forced to hand over £378,000 in back taxes and charges to the US taxman.

The Internal Revenue Service accused the Con Air star of writing off almost $3.4m (£1.9m) in personal expenses incorrectly.

The actor and his production company, Saturn Productions have agreed to pay the amount according to the Daily Mail.

Limousine rides, meals and the upkeep of a private jet were all claimed as necessities.

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