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Agency Profile Guide
The Agency Profile Form provides DMS with general information about an agency’s debt collection programs and the applicable parameters under which DMS can conduct collection activities on behalf of the agency. (June 2013)
Download Agency Profile Guide PDF
Federal Debt Collection Center Designation
Policy, procedures, and standards. (July 2010)
Download Federal Debt Collection Center Designation PDF
Guide to Federal Credit Bureau Program
Guidance for federal agencies to report information on federal debts (consumer and commercial) to designated credit reporting agencies. This revision of the October 2001 publication provides contact updates for Fiscal Service and the credit bureaus, minor technical corrections and revised formatting. No substantive changes have been made to the content.
Download Guide to Federal Credit Bureau Program PDF

Exemptions

Exemption of Classes of Federal Payments from the Treasury Offset Program
Standards and Procedures (Updated September 2013)
Payments Exempt from Offset by Disbursing Officials
TOP Payment Exemption Chart (October 2018)

Annual Debt Certification

2019 Annual Debt Certification Agreement for Federal Nontax Debts
Annually, federal departments and agencies who refer eligible delinquent debt to the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) and the Cross-Servicing Program for collection must submit this signed agreement to cover collection activity for all participating programs for the upcoming calendar year. The agreement describes the facts an agency certifies to at the time of referral and represents the agency's understanding of the requirements.
Download 2019 Annual Debt Certification Agreement PDF
Memorandum for All CFOs, Deputy CFOs, and Chief Credit Management Officials
DMS Annual Requirements for FY 2018 Year-End and CY 2019 Activities
Download Memorandum for All CFOs, Deputy CFOs, and Chief Credit Management Officials PDF

Authorization for Release of Information

Form 13
“Authorizes Fiscal Service, its employees, agents and contractors to disclose to a named representative, any and all information related to a debt owed to the United States Government, to a State, or any debt enforced by a State”
Download Form 13 English | Descargar Formulario 13 (Español)
Form 14
“Authorizes Fiscal Service, its employees, agents and contractors to disclose to a named representative, any and all information related to a receivable owed to the United States Government”
Download Form 14 English | Descargar Formulario 14 (Español)

Injured Spouse Claim & Allocation

Visit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website to download Form 8379. If you have questions about the form or need help completing it, call your local IRS office or 800-829-1040 (toll-free).

DMS Fact Sheets

Last modified 12/06/18