7 CFR 400.142 - Past-due legally enforceable debt eligible for refund offset.
For purposes of this section, a past-due, legally enforceable debt which may be referred by FCIC to IRS for offset is a debt which:
(a) Except in the case of a judgement debt, has been delinquent for at least three months but has not been delinquent for more than 10 years at the time the offset is made;
(b) Cannot be currently collected pursuant to the salary offset provisions of 5 U.S.C. 5514(a)(1);
(c) Is ineligible for administrative offset under 31 U.S.C. 3716(a) by reason of 31 U.S.C. 3716(c)(2), or cannot be collected by administrative offset under 31 U.S.C. 3716(a) by the referring agency against amounts payable to the debtor by the referring agency;
(d) With respect to which the agency has given the employee at least 60 days to present evidence that all or part of the debt is not past-due or legally enforceable, has considered evidence presented by such employee, and has determined that an amount of such debt is past-due and legally enforceable;
(e) Has been disclosed by FCIC to a consumer reporting agency as authorized by 31 U.S.C. 3711(f), in the case of a debt to be referred to IRS after June 30, 1986;
(f) With respect to which that FCIC has notified, or has made a reasonable attempt to notify, the employee that:
(1) The debt is past due; and
(2) Unless repaid within 60 days thereafter, will be referred to IRS for offset against any overpayment of tax; and
(3) Which is at least $25.00.
Title 7 published on 2015-01-01
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