Fraudulent ACH Transfers

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the Summer 2010 edition of Viewpoint (WWR’s Governmental Collections newsletter): By: W. Cory Phillips, Associate Taking into consideration the costs of operation, a decrease in tax payments, the large number of foreclosures filed and pending, along with the amount of abandoned homes in neighborhoods, municipalities cannot…

Full and Final or Foolhardy?

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the Summer 2010 edition of Viewpoint (WWR’s Governmental Collections newsletter): By: Jennifer M. Monty, Associate “Full and Final Payment”—these four words that appear on the bottom of a check can incite fear and questions for many creditors. Should you cash the check? If you cash the…

Benefits & Risks of Electronic Payment Systems

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the Summer 2010 edition of Viewpoint (WWR’s Governmental Collections newsletter): By: Jill A. Keck, Associate Over the past decade, the Internet has evolved from a specific resource for IT pros and computer geeks to a daily destination for people all over the world. Technology has inarguably…

Non-Dischargeability of Tax Claims

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the Summer 2010 edition of Viewpoint (WWR’s Governmental Collections newsletter): By: Amanda R. Yurechko, Associate and Beth Ann Schenz, Associate Whether or not the taxes owed to a municipality have been reduced to Judgment, there remains the ever-present possibility that the taxpayer will file bankruptcy. While…