Outsourcing IRS debt collection a terrible idea

THE ISSUE: Internal Revenue Service using private debt collectors.

OUR OPINION: A bad idea.

The Internal Revenue Service has recently announced it will use private debt collection agencies to collect some overdue taxes.

According to the agency, the private debt collectors will work on accounts where taxpayers owe money, but the IRS is no longer actively working on the account.


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What’s your opinion on economic development for Citrus County?

A. County government and business leaders must join forces with a mission to attract new businesses and expand existing ones.
52% (153 votes)
B. No orchestrated effort is needed. Our economic base will evolve on its own.
9% (27 votes)
C. All initiatives should be executed by the private sector. Keep government out of it.
32% (95 votes)
D. Government must take the lead in economic development.
6% (19 votes)
Total votes: 294