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Texas Tax Code - TAX § 151.0036. “Debt Collection Service”

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(a) “Debt collection service” means activity to collect or adjust a delinquent debt, to collect or adjust a claim, or to repossess property subject to a claim.

(b) “Debt collection service” does not include:

(1) the collection of:

(A) a judgment by an attorney or by a partnership or professional corporation of attorneys if the attorney, partnership, or corporation represented the person in the suit from which the judgment arose;  or

(B) court-ordered child support or medical child support;  or

(2) a service provided by a person acting as a trustee in connection with the foreclosure sale of real property under a lien created by a mortgage, deed of trust, or security instrument.

(c) “Debt collection service” includes the service performed for which a fee is collected under Section 3.506, Business & Commerce Code. The person collecting the check shall add the amount of the tax to the fee in accordance with Section 151.052 and shall collect the fee from the drawer or endorser of the check.

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