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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR DELIQUENT TAX COLLECTION SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF DENTON

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000484358

Bid Title: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR DELIQUENT TAX COLLECTION SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF DENTON

Agency Bid No. Title: RFQ 6062

Received Date: 02/15/2016

Close Date: 03/15/2016

Purchase Type: 5 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 03/01/2016 11:00 AM

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:The City is seeking a professional services contract with a professional law firm to perform the collection of delinquent property taxes as authorized by Texas Law. Section 6.30 of the Texas Tax Code (the "Code") authorizes a taxing unit to Contract with a private attorney for the collection of delinquent taxes and to pay compensation for the services rendered under such Contract in an amount not to exceed 20% of the amount of delinquent tax, penalty, and interest collected. Sections 33.07, 33.08 and 33.11 of the Code allow a taxing unit to add an additional penalty to the tax liability if the taxing unit has contracted with a private attorney for the collection of delinquent taxes pursuant to Section 6.30 of the Code. Various statutory provisions allow for the recovery of attorney's fees in litigation to recover amounts due to the City.SCOPE OF SERVICESTax collection attorneys will be responsible for the following duties and services:1.Preparing monthly status and performance reports to the City indicating the progress of tax collections. The monthly progress reports prepared by the firm shall contain, at a minimum, the following information:Number and types of communication with delinquent taxpayersSummary of all delinquent accounts collectedDetailed list of suits filedDetailed list of judgments renderedNumber of warrants issued/servedDetailed list of bankruptcies and status of those properties

Product Codes: 94633, 96149

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: City of Denton

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Elton D. Brock Purchasing Department, 901-B Texas Street, Denton, Texas, 76209

Phone: 940-349-7100

Fax: 940-349-7302

Email: elton.brock@cityofdenton.com

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