ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Robert Redford has brought some Hollywood-style drama to the New York State Department of Taxation.

The actor and director has decided to sue over a $1.6 million tax bill, CBS 2 reported Thursday night.

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A little more than half the bill is for profits made when Redford sold his part of the Sundance Channel, which is based in New York.

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The rest of the bill is interest.

Redford said he has already paid the appropriate taxes in Utah, where he lives.

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