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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Federal Law Preempts DC Licensing Requirements for Certain Types of Federal Student Loans, According to District of DC

6 December 2018


IRS PDC Program Quarterly Report Shows Increase in Overall Net Gain

31 October 2018


Report on IRS Private Debt Collection Program Gives Good Reviews to Agencies, Criticized IRS Management of Program

12 September 2018


IRS Private Debt Collection Program Pays Off

27 August 2018


Mystery Solved!: So That’s What Happened to the FCC’s Order Implementing the BBA Amendment to the TCPA Exempting Collectors of Government-Backed Debt

12 June 2018


Ontario Systems Acquires Justice Systems, Provider Of Court Case Management Software

3 May 2018


Cincinnati Adopts CSS IMPACT! Financial Cloud

13 February 2018


Kaulkin Ginsberg Company Announces Addition of U.S. Federal Government Market Segment on KG Prime

5 December 2017

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CFPB Sides with ED in RFP Litigation and the Court’s Preliminary Injunction Prohibiting New Placements

24 August 2017


House Subcommittee Considers Bills, Including Debt Collection

13 July 2017


New York Times Article Criticizes Tactics of Private IRS Debt Collectors

26 June 2017


ED RFP Litigation Continues Even While RFP “Do-Over” is in Progress

15 June 2017


Performant Reports Q1 Results, Comments on ED, Treasury, and IRS Collection Contracts

11 May 2017


Treasury Awards Contracts for Collection of Non-Tax Debt; Could Student Loans Be Next?

9 May 2017


FTC Settles With Collector Over Multiple Alleged FDCPA Violations

27 March 2017

AdobeStock-government-federal-contract Announces IRS Lawsuit & Promo on National Freedom of Information Day

16 March 2017


Organization Seeks Small Firms to Complete RFI for Federal Subcontracts, Tightens Membership Requirements

7 February 2017


Sen. Grassley Supports IRS Private Debt Collection; Says Mnuchin Does Too

26 January 2017


Multiple Protests Filed by Unsuccessful Participants in the Department of Education RFP

5 January 2017


FCC Denies MBA’s Petition to Exempt ‘Servicing Calls’ from TCPA

7 December 2016