As mature markets, such as healthcare and cable & telecommunications, become more overly saturated by accounts receivable management firms, private collection agencies and other service providers must turn to new markets to grow and expand the scope of their revenue streams. The Federal Government, which constitutes the largest potential expansion opportunity for the ARM industry since the credit card market boom in 1990s, represents one such frontier. This whitepaper provides an overview of the federal debt collection landscape at both the tax and non-tax levels. Furthermore, it explains relevant economic indicators, outlines ongoing regulatory concerns, and offers insight into what the Federal Government marketplace may look like moving forward.