Letter to Send the Criminal IRS (and all other illegitimate collection agencies)Submitted by Chris Clodhopski on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 20:24
[City, State Zip]
Attn: [Correspondent’s name]
[City, State Zip]
Certified Mail No.: _____________
Re: Collection Notice Dated [date]
Dear [Correspondent’s name]:
Thank you for your recent response to my request for validation(if applicable). This is not a refusal to pay, but a notice that your claim is disputed. Your response did not include sufficient information to establish your claim or meet the requirements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
I need documents or information that show how I might be obligated to pay you. Do we have an agreement, maybe a contract in writing? I have never heard of your company before. What is the nature of your business? Are you a depository or lending institution? Did you provide me any services or products? If you did, please list them and be specific. What did I buy from you? Did either of us rely upon the other to perform? When did you solicit my business or do you have any records showing that I solicited your business? If I owe you money as you claim, then what is your obligation to me? Please answer these as soon as you can and be specific. If you don’t provide me the information requested within thirty (30) days I will consider the purported debt to not be valid, and that you made a mistake.
Please limit your communication with me to writing only. If I receive any telephone calls from your company, I will consider them to constitute harassment. Please be advised that unwanted telephone calls are a class 1 misdemeanor in this state and I will file a complaint against the caller with the attorney general’s office. I maintain a telephone log of each phone call and in some cases, make an audio recording when necessary.
Be advised that you have the right to remain silent. If you ignore this notice and contact me by telephone, you and your employees agree to allow me to make an audio recording of our conversation and you and your employees agree to allow the recording and any other information to be used against you and your employees in a court of law. I will accept only your written communication.
Be advised that I am not requesting a "verification" that you have my mailing address, I am requesting a "validation;" that is, competent evidence that I have some contractual obligation to pay you.
You should also be aware that sending unsubstantiated demands for payment through the United States Mail System might constitute mail fraud under federal and state law. You may wish to consult with a competent legal advisor before your next communication with me.
Your failure to satisfy this request within the requirements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act will be construed as your absolute waiver of any and all claims against me, and your tacit agreement to compensate me for costs and attorney fees.
[Sender’s Signature][Typed Name of Sender][Account Number]
The IRS is a private collection agency
so I don't see why the questions asked in this letter should not be equally as valid: