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Frequently Asked Questions for the Public

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) is authorized to collect delinquent, non-tax debts on behalf of other federal agencies. If a federal agency informs Fiscal Service that you owe a delinquent nontax debt, Fiscal Service will send you a letter regarding your debt. That letter will list the federal agency to which you owe a debt and provide information regarding your payment options.

Looking for Program-Specific Information?

Debt Management Services contains information that applies to every debt collection program. To find information for a single program, select from the options below:

Do Not Pay

Detects and prevents improper payments made by federal agencies.

Centralized Receivables Service

Assists federal agencies in managing accounts receivable.

Treasury Offset Program

Collects delinquent debts, including child support payments, by offsetting money from federal benefit payments, tax refunds, etc.

Cross Servicing

Collects delinquent, non-tax debts through various means, including Administrative Wage Garnishment.

Last modified 12/17/18