Debts are referred to private collection agencies when collection by the Minnesota Department of Revenue is not cost effective. View the statutes (Minnesota Statutes, section 15.061; M.S. 16D.04 subd. 4; M.S. 332.31 through 332.45). Debts are commonly referred to collection agencies when:
- Collection by the department is not cost effective or collection action has resulted in minimal results.
- The debtor resides outside the state of Minnesota.
- The current address for the debtor cannot be located.
What is Not Referred
Debts are not referred to the collection agency when: