Collection Coverage – Seattle

Burt and Associates is a Collection Agency that specializes in Commercial Collections with coverage for Washington.

Collection Agency in Washington  Seattle | Spokane | Tacoma | Vancouver

How to get Started:

Contact us to speak with a New Account Information Representative.   We will discuss your overdue accounts in detail. After thorough debtor investigation, we will tell you which accounts show promise of collecting (there may be conditions, such as bankruptcy, which have voided the debt).  We will also suggest which accounts may be better handled in house.

Contact Burt & Associates

Burt and Associates
Burt & Associates a national Business-Debt Collections Agency with full collection coverage for Seattle area
1014 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA
98104
US
Phone: (206) 971-1843

 

  1. Toll free: 1-877-740-7839
  2. Fill out our Contact Form on line
  3. For a Free Quote, fill our Get Quote Form on line

With the improving economy, Burt and Associates may be able to help collect debts which were previously uncollectable.  Some debtors are in a better financial position than they have been in years – all the more reason for you to collect the money owed you.

Collection Laws

We hope that this information on Seattle Collection Agencies assists you. The following is a summary of the Washington Collection Laws. The information here may not be 100% accurate and should not to be construed as legal advise.

    • Seattle Collection Laws Interest RateLegal: 12%Judgment: 12%

 

    • Seattle Collection Laws Statute Of Limitations(Years)Open account
      : 3Written Contract: 6Domestic Judgment: 10Foreign Judgment: 10
    • Seattle Collection Laws Bad Check Laws(NSF) (Civil Penalty)Lesser of check amount or 12% interest, collection costs up to $40. If taken to court, reasonable attorney’s fees, 3 x value, or up to $300. Now have 6 years to enforce a bad check
    • Seattle Collection Laws General Garnishment ExemptionsGreater of 75% or $64 wk. (40 x state minimum hourly wage)

Debt Collection News


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  • Court in China Reduces Sentence for Man Who Killed Debt Collector - New York Times

    June 23, 2017

    The Independent

    Court in China Reduces Sentence for Man Who Killed Debt Collector
    New York Times
    Mr. Yu was working alongside his mother, Su Yinxia, at the family's store last year when 11 debt collectors showed up seeking payment from Ms. Su on a high-interest loan. The men grew increasingly violent toward Ms. Su, cornering her and her son in a ...
    China court slashes jail term for debt-collector killer
    Court in Shandong sentences man to five years for stabbing debt ...

  • IRS debt collectors accused of illegal tactics | The Seattle Times - The Seattle Times

    June 24, 2017

    IRS debt collectors accused of illegal tactics | The Seattle Times
    The Seattle Times
    Four debt-collection agencies were hired by the Internal Revenue Service to chase down late payments on 140000 accounts with balances of as much as ...

  • IRS once again begins using private debt collectors - Jackson Clarion Ledger

    June 23, 2017

    Jackson Clarion Ledger

    IRS once again begins using private debt collectors
    Jackson Clarion Ledger
    Many in the tax community fear use of private debt collectors will encourage more scammers to solicit funds by claiming to represent the government.

  • IRS Private Tax Collectors Are Accused Of Illegal Tactics - Forbes

    June 26, 2017

    Forbes

    IRS Private Tax Collectors Are Accused Of Illegal Tactics
    Forbes
    Congress approved letting the IRS farm out some collections back in 2015. In 2017, the IRS made private collectors a reality. The IRS notifies taxpayers first that the debt is being farmed out, to help prevent scams. However, now some outside ...

  • Gorsuch shows writing style in unanimous opinion about debt collectors - Washington Post

    June 12, 2017

    Washington Post

    Gorsuch shows writing style in unanimous opinion about debt collectors
    Washington Post
    “Disruptive dinnertime calls, downright deceit, and more besides drew Congress's eye to the debt collection industry,” Gorsuch began in an 11-page opinion that said federal law targeting annoying and abusive debt collectors does not cover companies ...
    Gorsuch issues first ruling in case defining 'debt collector'
    Supreme Court won't widen debt-collection abuse law in Santander case
    Justice Neil Gorsuch's first ruling shows strict use of language
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