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Mississippi Cities Pushing For Collection Law

Cities and counties in Mississippi will be pushing the state legislature to enact a law that will allow for unpaid municipal fines to be deducted from an individual’s state tax returns, according to a published report. The Mississippi Municipal League is still finalizing its agenda in advance of the state …

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IRS To Mail Out Refunds Even if Shutdown Continues

In an announcement that will be very welcome news to the credit and collection industry, the Internal Revenue Service announced yesterday that income tax refunds will still be mailed out even if the government shutdown continues. There had been concerns that the tax agency would not mail out refund checks …

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National Service Bureau Brings Aboard Industry Veteran

Seattle, WA–National Service Bureau Inc., a leading nationwide debt collection agency located in Seattle, WA has hired industry veteran Nick Jarman to lead their business development. Jarman will be responsible for all the business development efforts at NSB which includes the current and future aspects of the department. Among some of Jarman’s …

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FCC Announces Shutdown, Following FTC

Another federal agency that regulates the ARM industry has announced it is shutting down because it has run out of money. The Federal Communications Commission announced on Monday that it will suspend most of its operations at mid-day Thursday because of a government shutdown that began Dec. 22. Already, the …

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Warren Announces She’s Running For President

Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-Mass.], a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and former CFPB acting director Mick Mulvaney, announced earlier this week that she will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020. Sen. Warren was the individual who originally proposed the idea for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, when …

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LucentPay Hires Michael McDonnell

Chandler, AZ – Jan. 2, 2019 – LucentPay, the leader in fee-enabled processing and a full-service payment vendor, has announced the appointment of Michael McDonnell as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. In his new role, Michael will be responsible for all direct and channel sales efforts, with a focus …

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