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A hospital bill can stay on your credit report from 7-10 years. You can learn alot more by getting a credit report from Transunion, Experian or Equifax. You are entitled to one free credit report a year. You can go to annualcreditreport.com and get your free credit report their. It is very important to know what is on your credit report.


If you have an account that went to a collection agency however you paid it in full how long does it take for that collection account to be removed from your credit report?

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How long does an unpaid collection account stay on your credit report?

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How long do medical collections that has a status of Chapter 7 stay on credit report?

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How long does a collector have to report that a collection account has been closed and or settled?

Typically these types of actions can be seen on your credit within 30-60 days. There are no laws or rules that requires a credit reporter to immediately post "closed" or "settled" to an individuals credit. Most just report data to the credit bureaus once monthly.


How long do repossessions stay on your credit report?

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How long will it take for a medical bill collection to come off your score after it has been paid?

All valid negative entries on a credit report remain for the required time limit. Medical bills that were referred to collections would remain on the report for 7 years even if they are paid. The impact of paying a debt upon one's credit score cannot be determined as scores are based upon the consumer's entire credit history.


How long does a negative account stay on your credit report after you have paid a debt to a collection agency?

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How long do unpaid credit cards stay on your credit report in NY state?

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How long will bad credit remain on your credit report?

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What clock on collection? (The time it is reported for on your credit report has nothing to do with how long the debt is actually owed).


How long does it take an unpaid bill to come off your credit?

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How long does a shortsale show on your credit report?

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How long is a credit history visible?

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