Actor Nicolas Cage has paid off another chunk of his tax debt as he continues to work towards settling his outstanding bills.

In 2009, the Ghost Rider star was reported to have racked up a debt of around $14 million (£8.8 million) to America's Internal Revenue Service (Irs) for taxes dating from 2002 to 2004 and 2007.

He handed over $6 million (£3.8 million) in April (12) and has since paid off another $600,000 (£375,000), according to