Friday, February 24, 2017

Delinquent tax payers

I just received a RFQ for bids from companies that will collect back taxes. I'm very surprised at the amount of delinquent tax payers. I do not know how much money we are talking about, but surmise it could be a million or two. The Town has approximately 3,200 bills outstanding, dating back to 1995. My question is how did it come to this? Who is in charge of collecting the taxes now, that can't seem to get what the Town is owed. I would assume, that any company hired would take a percentage off the top, leaving Framingham with less.

City or Town.. makes no difference in collecting taxes owed in my opinion.