IRS wants $15mil to Hire Collection Agencies!
The IRS plans to eventually place 2.6 million delinquent taxpayer accounts annually with private collection companies, according to Pamela J. Gardiner, acting Treasury inspector general for tax administration. It will need to make an initial $10 million to $15 million investment to launch the proposed initiative. If permitted by Congress, the IRS to hire private bill collectors to dun people on Uncle Sam's behalf. For their efforts, the outside agencies would get to keep up to 25 percent of the taxes they collected.