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Private Tax Collectors And Taxpayers' Right To Avoid Them

The IRS has gone in for private collectors twice over the last 18 years and these programs were not successful. The law now requires—rather than just permits—the IRS to use private collectors. Many people think that having the IRS farm out collection work to private contractors is a bad idea. This article sets forth taxpayer rights when confronted with the private tax collection army.
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