Governments of all sizes and locations are owed money. In the U.S. federal government, citizens and businesses typically owe taxes, fines and fees. Consumers can also owe on federally-backed student loans, while businesses can owe on development loans. Several branches of the U.S. government have robust ARM operations, including the IRS and the Department of Education. On the state and local level, debts to the government can be too many to enumerate. From court fines and fees to sales tax to late parking tickets. An overwhelming majority of U.S. states, and thousands of municipal governments, have used private debt collectors to help recover their debts.

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IRS Announces New Private Debt Collection Program, Four Collection Agency Contracts

27 September 2016


FCC Releases Rules Limiting Federal Government Debt Collection Calls

12 August 2016


Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Nixes Bill Connected to His Former Business Life in Debt Collection

9 August 2016


Did the FCC Even Consider the Thousands of Responses to its Rulemaking Proposal?

25 July 2016

Debt Buyer PRA Group Acquires Payment Portal eGov Systems

11 July 2016


FCC Rules TCPA Does Not Apply to Federal Government or its Contractors

7 July 2016


Student Debt Series from Reveal and Consumer Reports Highlights Disastrous System of Compound Interest

29 June 2016


SDVOSB Lien Enforcement Taps Penn Credit for Capital, Infrastructure Support

22 June 2016


ConServe Submits Thoughtful Response to FCC Request for Comments on TCPA Exception for Government Debts

16 June 2016


V&K Achieves Federal HUBZone Certification

24 May 2016


In Sheriff et al. v. Gillie et al. Supreme Court Provides Insight as to Intent and Purpose of the FDCPA

17 May 2016


EFC, NCHER, and SLSA Respond to FCC’s Proposal Restricting Effective Contact to Student Loan Borrowers

9 May 2016


FCC Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Government Debt Collection Calls

9 May 2016


Performant Financial Corporation Announces Financial Results for First Quarter

5 May 2016

HS Financial Group April 2016

HS Financial Group Wins Award for Federal Subcontracting Performance

26 April 2016


Government Contract Compliance Experts to Host Panel at Larger Market Participant Summit

15 April 2016

TCPA Class Action Case Dismissed – Thanks to Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 2016

12 April 2016


COHEAO: Private Collection Agencies Provide A Critical Service In Maintaining A Strong Federal Student Loan Program

31 March 2016

SCOTUS Challenges Plaintiff Argument on Use of AG Letterhead in FDCPA Case

30 March 2016

CFPB Announces Proposed Order to Shut Down Student Debt Relief Scam

16 March 2016