Actress Jodie Sweetin is starting the new year (14) with a clean slate after paying off a $53,000 (£35,333) tax bill.

The Full House star was accused of failing to make tax payments by officials in California, who claimed the actress owed money dating back to 2009.

According to, the actress has now successfully paid off the $53,626 (£35,751) she owed in income tax.