IRS will use private debt collectors, but warns of potential scams
by Jeanne Sahadi @CNNMoneyApril 4, 2017: 5:19 PM ET
Debt collectors are coming ... for your years-overdue unpaid federal taxes.The IRS said Tuesday it would start sending letters out this month to taxpayers whose longtime unpaid tax debts are being farmed out to authorized private debt collection firms.
The private debt collection program was created by a federal law enacted by Congress in December 2015.
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