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Third time's a charm?
For the third time, the IRS is being required by Congress to use private debt collectors for delinquent tax debts.

Both previous attempts -- in 1996 and 2006-2009 -- were scrapped as failures, but the new attempt is set to begin shortly, and Jim Buttonow, who directs tax practice and procedure product development for H&R Block, has put together the following list of seven facts tax practitioners will need to know before their clients start calling them in a panic.

You can also read a text version of the list here.