ACA International Responds to Criticism of IRS Use of Private Debt Collectors

The public sector relies on private debt collectors to recover tens of billions in taxpayer-owed dollars. ACA International today responded to criticism of a proposal that would allow the U.S. Treasury to contract with private debt collectors to recover unpaid taxes owed to the Internal Revenue Service.  The following is a statement from ACA International President Leslie Bender. "It is a myth that responsible debt collectors act in disregard of consumer rights. Portraying the action of a few as efforts of an entire industry creates a woefully inaccurate picture of reality. <more>