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Subject:  Re: disabled owing taxes Date:  12/7/2017  9:59 PM
Author:  aj485 Number:  126600 of 129670

You're ignoring the most important part of my reply - the IRS does NOT use private debt collectors (at least not for several more months).

I'm confused. How come the IRS says that they've already started using private debt collectors, while you say that they can't use them for several more months?

The Internal Revenue Service began a new private collection program of certain overdue federal tax debts selecting four contractors to implement it.
The new program, authorized under a federal law enacted by Congress, enables these designated contractors to collect, on the government’s behalf, outstanding inactive tax receivables. Authorized under a federal law enacted by Congress in December 2015, Section 32102 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) requires the IRS to use private collection agencies for the collection of outstanding inactive tax receivables.

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