Collection Coverage – Tampa

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

Collection Agency in Tampa  Tampa | Miami | Jacksonville | Orlando

 

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 Tampa Area.
400 E Cass Street
Tampa Bay, FL
33602
US
Phone: (813) 200-7667
  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.

Tampa FL Collection Laws

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

  • Tampa Collection Laws Interest RateLegal: 10%
    Judgment: 10% or up to 18% if contractual
  • Tampa Collection Laws Statute Of Limitations(Years)Open account: 4
    Written Contract: 5
    Domestic Judgment: 7 Renewable
    Foreign Judgment: 5 if not recorded instate
  • Tampa Collection Laws Bad Check Laws(NSF) (Civil Penalty)After 30 day demand-treble amount in addition to amount owed, bank & court costs & reasonable attorney fees
  • Tampa Collection Laws General Garnishment ExemptionsSee federal law except: 100% head of household.
    Liberal Homestead Exemption – 1st $1,000 of automobile

 

Debt Collection News


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  • Federal taxes past due? A debt collector may be calling - WKMG Orlando

    January 31, 2017

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  • In debt and afraid: dealing with debt collectors - USA TODAY

    January 25, 2017

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  • Beware of debt collectors posing as companies that no longer exist - ABC Action News

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