Debt Collection. Legal news and articles for March 30 - 31, 2012

Missouri gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bankMo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bankMo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bankTourism tax collections up but Myrtle Beach area tourist numbers stagnantCan the JOBS Act Jump-Start Entrepreneurship?IRD on overseas students' scent for loansParking ticketsThe Virginia Law Firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC Pleased to Announce ...U.S. sanctions on banks handling Iran oil paymentsObama plans overhaul of student-loan debt collector practicesStatute of Limitations On Collection Of Hawaii State TaxesOregon Court of Appeals says consumers with unpaid credit-card debt aren't off ...Utah AG: We will fight foreclosure rulingTaxMasters Ordered to Pay $195 Million by Texas JuryTaxMasters Ordered to Pay $195 Million by Texas Jury

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Consumer Insight Drives Collection Call Compliance and Risk Mitigation
InsideARMMarch 1, 2012

Debt collection operations for years have been using different tools to maximize the effectiveness of their collectors. Getting the right account to the right collector has always been the best way to ensure efficiency and profitability.more »

Deutsche Bank Rejects Kirch Deal
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

Kirch, a Deutsche Bank client, sued the bank, accusing Mr. Breuer of violating his right to confidentiality under German banking laws. Mr. Kirch also alleged Mr. Breuer sought to damage his company in order to obtain a lucrative deal to split up the ...more »

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Missouri gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bank
Kansas City StarMarch 31, 2012

He also took out loans on a house for his sister-in-law and a condominium for his mother. On Feb. 13, 2009, the bank's holding company – Reliance Bancshares – received $40 million from the US Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, ...more »

Mo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bank
STLtoday.comMarch 31, 2012

He also took out loans on a house for his sister-in-law and a condominium for his mother. On Feb. 13, 2009, the bank's holding company _ Reliance Bancshares _ received $40 million from the US Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, ...more »

Mo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bank
The Oshkosh NorthwesternMarch 31, 2012

He also took out loans on a house for his sister-in-law and a condominium for his mother. On Feb. 13, 2009, the bank's holding company — Reliance Bancshares — received $40 million from the US Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, ...more »

Tourism tax collections up but Myrtle Beach area tourist numbers stagnant
MyrtleBeachOnline.comMarch 31, 2012

However, the rise in tax collections doesn't necessarily mean more people are visiting the Grand Strand. Experts say the growth in tax collections is not a return to the pre-recession boom but is due to increased spending by a stable number of tourists ...more »

Can the JOBS Act Jump-Start Entrepreneurship?
MashableMarch 31, 2012

Theoretically, that mitigates the risk of investment for each contributor. McHenry first became aware of the concept after reading a letter written by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.). Issa, a former technology CEO, is one of the most technologically ...more »

IRD on overseas students' scent for loans
Stuff.co.nzMarch 31, 2012

The long arm of the taxman is about to get even longer as the Inland Revenue Department looks to private debt collectors to recover millions owed on student loans in Australia and Britain. Earlier this month, Prime Minister John Key announced the ...more »

Parking tickets
The Detroit NewsMarch 31, 2012

(David Coates / The Detroit News) As Michigan tightens its law punishing scofflaws who dodge paying parking tickets — an effort to help cities collect millions in unpaid fines — some cities say the crackdown is overly burdensome, while others embrace ...more »

The Virginia Law Firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC Pleased to Announce ...
Virtual-Strategy MagazineMarch 31, 2012

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Lexington. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and ...more »

U.S. sanctions on banks handling Iran oil payments
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

Under a law signed by Obama Dec. 31, banks that settle petroleum-related transactions through Iran's central bank in any country that has failed to show a "significant reduction" in Iranian oil imports would be cut off from the US banking system.more »

Obama plans overhaul of student-loan debt collector practices
Boston GlobeMarch 31, 2012

By John Hechinger WASHINGTON - The Obama administration proposed requiring that debt collectors let student loan borrowers make payments based on what they can afford, rather than on the size of their debt. The Education Department, which hires private ...more »

Statute of Limitations On Collection Of Hawaii State Taxes
JD Supra (press release)March 31, 2012

Richard Paul McClellan III is a lawyer in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an interest in Hawaii tax law. For more information see www. taxsolutionslawyer.com The Tax Collection Statute of Limitations in Hawai'i By Richard Paul McClellan III, Lawyer Introduction ...more »

Oregon Court of Appeals says consumers with unpaid credit-card debt aren't off ...
OregonLive.comMarch 31, 2012

Oregonians with old credit-card debt may have thought the coast was clear when years passed and the lawyers didn't come knocking, but the Oregon Court of Appeals says not so fast. In three rulings this month, the higher court said that debt collectors...more »

Utah AG: We will fight foreclosure ruling
Salt Lake TribuneMarch 30, 2012

By Tom Harvey The Attorney General's Office is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit in which a federal judge has ruled that Texas law governs foreclosures carried out by a unit of Bank of America in Utah. The Feb. 8 ruling by US District Judge Ted Stewart ...more »

TaxMasters Ordered to Pay $195 Million by Texas Jury
BusinessWeekMarch 30, 2012

The company advertised its services to taxpayers who received audit, garnishment, tax deficiency or other notices and misled customers by not disclosing its no-refund policy and by claiming its employees would start on a case immediately while in fact ...more »

TaxMasters Ordered to Pay $195 Million by Texas Jury
BloombergMarch 30, 2012

... jury who found the bankrupt tax-resolution business liable for 110000 violations of state law. The verdict includes $113 million in restitution to the firm's customers, $81 million in civil penalties and $1 million in attorneys fees, Texas Attorney...more »

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