Posts Tagged ‘debt set-off’

Suped-Up Set-Off Debt Collection

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

The Set-off Debt Collection Act is one of the General Statute’s hidden gems for local governments.   For decades the process commonly called “debt set-off” has allowed local governments, water and sewer authorities, and similar public agencies to attach state income tax returns to satisfy debts of $50 or more owed by individuals.  Lottery winnings were made subject to […]