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Answered 2010-01-22 02:57:46

A charge off will stay on your credit report for 7 years unless removed by the original creditor or the credit bureaus. You can dispute a charge off with the credit bureaus and they must verify it with the original creditor with in 30 days or it must be removed from your credit report.

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A charged off account is similar to a collection on your credit report. The creditor has written off the debt owed and closed the account. The debt is still valid though and can be collected on. The charge off will lower your credit score unless removed. You can dispute a charge off and this give the credit bureaus 30 days to verify the charge off or it must be removed from your credit report.

How do you get a paid charge off removed from your credit report?

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If you recently paid off a charge-off with Macy's and they reinstated your account will the old information be removed and start fresh with reporting?

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Can a charge off be removed due to paying off the debt in full?

A charge off CAN be removed in exchange for payment in full, if the creditor choses to do so. Their only obligation is report the correct nature of the account, which would be a "paid charge off". However, it is a good idea and practice to negotiate for removal of the tradeline. Credit reporting is a voluntary activity. There are no laws or regulations which require any business to participate. If a creditor does report, they are required by law to do so accurately.

How long will a charge off take to come off credit reports?

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What if a charge off still shows on credit history after seven years?

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How long until a charge off is removed from your credit report and is it counted from the last activity?

It will not be removed for seven years from the date of the original delinquincy leading up to the Charge Off. If you need any more explanation, feel free to e-mail me or scroll up in the chain - this question was answered in an earlier question.

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How many years does it take for a charge-off to be removed from your credit file in California?

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Dispute it with the reporting agencies. They are Equifax; Transunion and Experian.

How to fix auto loan charge off?

What do you mean by "fix" it? Do you want this taken off of your credit report? Was the loan legitimately charged off? Do you still owe a balance on the loan? If you have a legitimate charge off reported on your credit report, it cannot be legally removed. If you owe a balance and the charge off is recent, paying off the balance could help. However, the charge off will still show on your credit report for 7 years, and only time will remove it. Still, if you keep your credit in good shape otherwise, the charge off will hurt you less and less as time goes by. Read more about your credit report and score in the link below.

How do you remove charged off from your report?

Only the original creditor or the credit bureaus can remove a charge off from a credit report. You can negotiate to have them removed with the original creditor if they will let you. You can also dispute it to the credit bureaus and they will have 30 days to verify the listing or it must be removed from your credit report.

Can you get accounts that were transferred to another office or lender removed from your credit report?

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