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A company can send you to collections as soon as the account becomes past due. If you have billing disputes, they must be done in a timely manner (usually within 30 days) and they must be done in writing.

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Q: Can a company put you in collections after one year without ever sending you a bill?
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What if a medical provider accepted payment for a service that was less than it billed but did not bill you for the existing balance just sent you to collections without notifying you?

The medical provider can legally take such action. They are not required to notify the debtor that they are sending the outstanding debt to collections.

Can a gym send you to collections?

Any company, including a gym, can send a bill to collections if money is owed. If you pay the bill, the collection will be taken off your record.

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How do you notify debtors if estate has no money?

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It depends really on what type of phone, and phone company you have. Certain companies contain sending pictures = more tax on to your phone bill.

What can you do for this debt collections company?

i can negotiate with customers who owe money to your company this helps them from going flat broke or bankrupt by doing this collections i will be a asset to your company and i will be profitable to this company . i can use my professional expertise to get customers to pay their bills so that they wont owe any more to your company by giving them a payment agreement making sure that if they cant afford to pay the full debt that they can pay what they have until the bill is fully paid for.

What can you do if a bill from your deceased husband has been sent to collections with your name on it and there is no estate?

Unless you are on the bill the company is not entitled to payment from you. The estate of your husband should handle this. If there are no monies in the estate you dont pay them for something you didnt take on.

How can you settle a disputed bill with a collection agency who is trying to force you to pay the entire amount of the bill plus interest when you were never even sent an invoice from the creditor?

I don't know where you are in this. But, If the bill is disputed, you can request verification of the items or charges on the disputed bill. Then you can dispute directly with the collection agency and the original company about the invalid charges on the bill. If they state that the charges stand, or don't do anything other than re-sending the same bill stating that they have verified the bill (actually most do this), then you have the right to fire the collections agency. Send a Cease and Desist notice to the Collections Agency, this will force the original company to deal with you directly or go to another collections agent. If you never received a bill, but you agree to the charges without the interest, then you can contact the company that originally billed you, and see if they are willing to take a payoff of the bill in full minus the interest. If they are willing to do that payoff with out interest, then that would be the best way to go. However if they insist on the interest explain that since no bill was sent to you until you received the collections notice, and that you should not have to pay interest due to this very fact. Explain to them it is as much their fault, as it is yours, and in meeting in the middle it is a win/win situation. They get the principle amount, and you off their books, and you of course are able to go on with your life with no more collectors after you. Whenever you send a check for a payment in full, always note this fact on the memo field of the check. If they cash the check, then they cannot come after you for the interest involved in the account. Just keep a copy of that check for your records. I am not a laywer, but I have had to deal with situations like this personally and also through friends.. So please check with a Lawyer first, or do your own due diligence.

What happens when a medical bill goes to collections?

At its discretion, the medical biller will report to one or more credit reporting agencies that the debt has gone to collections. The collections agency will report it, as well - also at their discretion. You can negotiate for payment with the collections agency.

Can a repossession company in Maryland repossess a vehicel from a bodyshop without paying the repair bill?

Yes, they can. The car, while the finance company holds a lien on it, is the property of the finance company. As the person who damaged the car and brought it in to be repaired, responsibility for the bill falls on you.

How do i insure a U.S vehicle without a U.S address?

The question is: where is the insurance company going to send you the bill?

Can a 400 bill that is unpaid affect your credit report even if you make payment arrangements with the debt collector?

Yes, especially if the arrangement is with a debt collection agency and not the original company. That you're paying the bill is good, but the history of having trouble paying it and the bill going into collections will be reported on your credit history.

You received a collections notice for a bill you do not owe what do you do?

contact the company that claims you owe them money and ask them to produce proof that a purchase was made by you. If you did purchase the goods and paid for them try and find a proof that payment was made.

I tried to make a payment to a bill collector they refused to take the payment. I went to the company that turned me in to collection they accepted the payment. what are my rights?

If the collection agency did not accept your payment, the debt should be discharged from their control. You might need to contact an attorney to make sure these debts are removed from your credit report. If you are making payments to the company that sent you to collections, they will need to remove you from the collections agency.

You are paying 20 per month on a bill but they say you have to pay 75 can they send this to collections?

Yes. The bill can be sent to collections, who will normally try and come to a payment arrangement with you to pay off the account. You may lose service/benefit for a short time so that the bill can not be increased in the meantime.

How many books did bill watterson make?

There are 18 collections of his work "Calvin and Hobbes" .

What if you don't pay your contract phone bill?

It will go to collections and be reported as a negative on your report like any other unpaid bill

Can a collection agency start calling me three years after and if the original company never sent me a bill?

Without ever receiving a bill a patron would not expect to receive calls. However if said company has records showing bill was sent then a recovery agent could call.

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What are the hours at which a repo company can make personal contact with you in which it will not be considered harassment in Indiana?

Collection/bill collectors can not contact you after 9:00pm. Repo guys are different they are not under any laws for collections. They can come to your house/ work day or night to get what they want. They are contracted out by the fininace company.

How can you pay credit card bills?

You can pay your credit card bill by sending a check into your credit card company. Some companies have online service options where you can pay right online.

Is Advance Way bill required for sending material to other states if invoice value is below Rs20000?

In west bengal you need to generate a way bill even for purchase made for one rupees also but I wonder how we buy online without any way bill

What options does the president have when he gets a bill from congress to sign?

The President can one of three things1. Sign the bill2. Veto the bill3. Do nothing with the bill.Option 3 has two possible effects, depending on whether Congress stays in session for 10 days after sending the bill to the President. If they remain in session, the bill becomes law without the President's signature but if they adjourn before 10 days, the bill dies without the President's signature, just as if he had vetoed it. Such is called a pocket veto by the President.

Can you be billed for something from two years ago?

You certainly can. If you have an outstanding bill or billable service that was rendered or whatever the case may be, you are still liable and responsible to repay the vendor or service provider. The company may be unorganized and financial obligations in a disarray, but nonetheless, you have to pay the bill or they can submit your account to collections.

Can an unpaid ambulance bill hurt your credit?

Yep! If the ambulance company turns your account over to a collection agency that agency might report the collection on your credit. Medical collections are the most common type of collection on a credit report.