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Lessons to Learn From IRS Debt Collectors Accused of Not Playing by the Book

The IRS recently switched collection tactics, and the agency now hires outside collection companies to recover debt. One of these companies, Pioneer Credit Recovery, has been using illegal and unethical tactics to collect these payments, reports the New York Times. If a debt collector contacts you, keep these tips in mind: Know What to Expect […]

IRS Debt Collection: What Will It Look Like in 10 Years?

Here’s a mind boggling fact: approximately 17 percent of IRS taxes go unpaid each year. This figure takes into account IRS cheating as well as delinquency. This lost revenue creates major headaches for the federal government, and policymakers on both sides of the aisle have floated ideas for closing the gap. Over the next decade, […]