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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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

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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

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HS Financial Group Wins Award for Federal Subcontracting Performance

26 April 2016

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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

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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 Celebrates Freedom of Information Day with Free Promo

16 March 2016

Dept. of Justice Issues Resources Related to Local Fines and Fees; Debt Collectors Should Review

15 March 2016

FCC Releases Proposed Rules for Government Debt Collection Calls

14 March 2016

Update: The Road Back to the IRS Private Debt Collection Program

10 March 2016

IRS Will Miss March 4 Deadline For Contracting With Private Debt Collectors

11 February 2016