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What is the purpose of the Keystone Collection Agency?

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Keystone Collections Group provides collection services in Pennsylvania, pursuing payments on behalf of government agencies from those who owe unpaid taxes, according to the company's website. Its services include handling the collections process from the initial notification to the taxpayer through the payment of the debt, working with the taxpayer to facilitate a solution. Its legal department focuses on compliance with tax laws and recovering delinquent taxes. Keystone also refers cases to the court when dealing with persistently delinquent taxpayers.

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Keystone Collections Group also handles current collections and recovery of delinquent real estate taxes, per capita taxes, water and sewer fees, refuse collection fees, and criminal fines, penalties and restitution, explains the company's website. Its website offers information for individual and business taxpayers, allowing them to make their payments through the website if desired.

The objectives of Keystone's legal department are to get all taxpayers onto the tax rolls and recover all unpaid taxes, states the company's website. It first attempts to collect all current taxes and provide strong incentives for residents to pay in a timely way. It then tries to return delinquent taxpayers to the taxpayer rolls. It also seeks out tax revenue lost to improper filing and returns that money to the community.

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