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Two Ways for the IRS to Collect What's Due

Critics say the Internal Revenue Service could collect more money owed by deadbeat taxpayers by using federal employees rather than private collection firms. Here is one projection that shows how much revenue private contractors could take in this year vs. using IRS employees:

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Collectors Cost IRS More Than They Raise
Article | The Internal Revenue Service expects to lose more than $37 million by using private debt collectors to pursue tax scofflaws through a program that has outraged consumers and led to charges on Capitol Hill that the agency is wasting money for work that IRS agents could do more effectively.

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