A bill proposed in the Senate would require the Internal Revenue Service to turn over debt collection records on back taxes to private collection agencies. The provisions of the bill would call for all “inactive tax receivables” to be assigned to private debt collection companies if the IRS is unable to find the owing taxpayer. […]

A new report from the Center for Responsible Lending shows that debt collection cases have been on the rise in recent years. The report shows that one-seventh of all Americans have become the targets of companies that buy debt from other sources. The report also cites the unregulated nature of the the debt collection industry […]

When a Dallas-area contractor received a call from a debt collection agency that offered to help him recover money owed on a contract, he considered it a dream come true. However, after dealing with the California company calling itself Financial Adjustment Solutions, the dream quickly became a nightmare. Chris Welch, owner of Welch Air Conditioning, […]

Many people become targets of harassment from debt collectors through no fault of their own. They may have lost a job and been without a source of income to pay bills on time. They may have missed the deadline for a bill or had income tied up in other expenses. Regardless of the cause, many […]

Are you being harassed by debt collectors? Texas consumers are currently facing an onslaught of abusive debt collection practices by debt collection companies. Dealing with debt collectors can be intimidating, not just because they sometimes use intimidation as a tactic, but because you may not fully understand your legal rights in regards to what debt […]

At what times of day can debt collectors actually call me? Thanks primarily to the Fair Credit Collection Practices Act; creditors are only allowed to contact you via phone from the timeframe of 8 AM and 9 PM. Any calls outside this range are illegal. Are they allowed to leave messages on my machine? Often […]

At Arguello Law Firm, our Texas debt collection attorneys develop debt recovery solutions for businesses throughout Texas. Whether you own a small business with a small amount of unpaid debt in Texas, or a Fortune 500 company with large collection affairs, we have the knowledge and experience that is needed in order to help you […]

Every now and again, each of us is forced to go to a medical provider for a check-up or maybe a flu shot.  When we go, we present the medical provider with our insurance information and we tender the co-pay.  We visit the doctor or nurse and they administer medicine which helps us feel better.  […]

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