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National Policy Group to Provide Complimentary Legislative, Regulatory and Enforcement Tracking to Credit Counseling, Debt Management and Debt Relief Industries

Mon, 06 Dec 2010 08:01:00 GMT

Starting December 7, 2010 National Policy Group (NPG) will provide a complimentary service for the credit counseling, debt management and debt relief industries with the launch of its free “Legislative, Regulatory and Enforcement News”.

(PRWeb December 06, 2010)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/12/prweb4863124.htm




Credit Counseling Agencies and Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT): How to Find and Use Income Opportunities and Possibilities as a Tax-Exempt Organization

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 07:01:00 GMT

While many in the industry are not aware of this, the federal tax code permits tax-exempt organizations to earn income from activities wholly unrelated to their tax-exempt purposes, so long as they pay tax on that (net) income and the income remains "insubstantial" overall. However, tax-exempt credit counseling are unique in that they face prohibitions on certain activities under Section 501(q) of the tax code as well as under a number of state debt adjusting laws. Learn what is permissible and what is not, and come away with some innovative ideas to help boost your agency's bottom line.

(PRWeb September 17, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/09/prweb2885784.htm




Federal Legislation to Require Mandatory Fair-Share Payments to Credit Counseling Agencies

Thu, 30 Jul 2009 07:01:00 GMT

Proposed federal legislation was unveiled today to require mandatory fair-share payments to credit counseling agencies.

(PRWeb July 30, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/07/prweb2689794.htm




$256 Million Credit Counseling Class Action Judgment Spurs Industry Compliance Program

Mon, 13 Apr 2009 07:01:00 GMT

"The fact that a $256 Million class action judgment was just ordered in credit counseling should be of grave concern to every organization that is under audit by the IRS, had a change in its tax-exempt status, operates as a taxable entity or is a non-profit."

(PRWeb April 13, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/04/prweb2311314.htm




Credit Counseling Industry's Largest Trade Association Announces Sessions for Spring Conference in San Francisco

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 07:05:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO), the largest trade association for the credit counseling industry, has announced the program sessions for its Spring Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 12 and 13, 2009.

(PRWeb April 02, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/04/prweb2287154.htm




Credit Counseling Industry's Most Comprehensive State Law Guide Now Available

Wed, 11 Mar 2009 20:34:33 GMT

The AADMO State Law Summary is a summary of each of the state laws that may impact debt management organizations' primary credit counseling or debt management operations. The Summary is updated periodically to reflect changes in the law, updated contact information and new regulatory opinion letters.

(PRWeb March 11, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/03/prweb2214294.htm




IRS Credit Counseling Industry Audits Data Released

Sun, 08 Mar 2009 08:01:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO), the largest trade association for the credit counseling industry, has publicly released data obtained from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the scope and outcome of the investigation of the non-profit credit counseling industry.

(PRWeb March 08, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/03/prweb2214144.htm




AADMO to Host Webinar to Review New Law in Pennsylvania to Regulate Credit Counseling

Wed, 14 Jan 2009 16:40:09 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO), the credit counseling industry's only trade association, will host a webinar on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 1:00 PM/CST to review the new law in Pennsylvania to regulate credit counseling.

(PRWeb January 14, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/01/prweb1831364.htm




AADMO to Hold Workgroups to Develop Standardized Documents, Disclosures and Contract Provisions for Credit Counseling Agencies

Thu, 08 Jan 2009 18:42:19 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO), the credit counseling industry's largest trade association, will convene workgroups to develop standardized documents, disclosures and contract provisions for the credit counseling industry.

(PRWeb January 08, 2009)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/01/prweb1831244.htm




The Regulation of Credit Counseling - The Impact and Relevancy of Tax-Status: A Panel Discussion by State Regulators

Fri, 10 Oct 2008 16:50:57 GMT

Credit counseling regulators from four states will hold a panel discussion on the subject of "The Regulation of Credit Counseling - The Impact and Relevancy of Tax-Status" at the American Association of Debt Management Organizations' (AADMO) Fall Conference in Savannah, GA on October 21, 2008.

(PRWeb October 10, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1434884.htm




Converting Your Tax-Exempt Nonprofit Credit Counseling Agency to a Taxable Nonprofit or For-Profit: Options, Pitfalls and Solutions

Wed, 08 Oct 2008 07:01:00 GMT

Jeff Tenenbaum, the American Bar Association's recent "Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer," will be a featured speaker at the AADMO Fall Conference addressing the legal issues that credit counseling agencies must know and consider if they are to convert a tax-exempt agency to a for-profit agency.

(PRWeb October 08, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1434564.htm




Credit Counseling Executive Advises FTC How Consumers Can Select a Quality and Legally Operating Credit Counseling Agency

Thu, 25 Sep 2008 17:00:00 GMT

In response to the current credit and foreclosure crisis, the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO), the largest trade association for the credit counseling industry, advised the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that consumers can find the nation's most comprehensive listing of legitimate and approved credit counseling agencies on the AADMO web page at http://www.AADMO.org.

(PRWeb September 25, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/credit/ftc/prweb1382994.htm




Credit Counseling Industry Expert Available For Media Inquiries And Interviews About The FTC's Debt Settlement And Consumer Protection Workshop, Related Laws And Legislation

Thu, 25 Sep 2008 17:05:00 GMT

Mark Guimond, Executive Director of the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO), the largest trade association for the credit counseling industry, will be available for media inquiries and interviews following his testimony before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) panel on credit counseling in Washington, D.C. on September 25, 2008. Guimond testified about the important differences between credit counseling and debt settlement, the laws that apply to the different types of organizations and the availability of credit counseling as a time tested method to help consumers get back on their feet when in financial distress.

(PRWeb September 25, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/credit/ftc/prweb1382784.htm




Sales Tax "Holidays" Help Budget Conscious Families with Back-to-School Purchases

Sat, 26 Jul 2008 07:01:00 GMT

This summer many states will offer the opportunity for families to purchase back-to-school items, clothing and other essentials without having to pay sales tax. Some states are even extending the "holiday" to include personal computers.

(PRWeb July 26, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/07/prweb1143604.htm




Bankruptcy Credit Counselors and Debtor Education Providers - New Legal Compliance Obligations and Challenges

Wed, 16 Apr 2008 07:01:00 GMT

Bankruptcy counseling and credit counseling agencies have the rare opportunity to undertake a full review of what's happening with the IRS, the status of bankruptcy counseling and debtor education, changes to state laws and the real trends in the industry at one educational conference.

(PRWeb April 16, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/04/prweb859014.htm




IRS Briefing and Update for Credit Counselors Included at Industry Education Conference

Mon, 07 Apr 2008 07:01:00 GMT

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will brief and update the credit counseling industry at the Spring Conference of the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) in New Orleans on May 5, 2008.

(PRWeb April 07, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/04/prweb826174.htm




Internal Revenue Service to Address Credit Counseling Industry

Mon, 10 Mar 2008 07:01:00 GMT

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will address the credit counseling industry at the Spring Conference of the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) in New Orleans on May 5, 2008.

(PRWeb March 10, 2008)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/03/prweb754264.htm




Bankruptcy Credit Counseling and Debtor Education Provider Information

Sat, 13 Oct 2007 07:01:00 GMT

Important Information for Bankruptcy Pre-Filing Credit Counseling Agencies and Bankruptcy Pre-Discharge Debtor Education Providers.

(PRWeb October 13, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/10/prweb559841.htm




Credit Counseling Audit and Revocation by the IRS

Tue, 18 Sep 2007 07:01:00 GMT

The Actual Experience of Audit and Revocation by the IRS - One Credit Counseling Agency Shares it All!

(PRWeb September 18, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/09/prweb552648.htm




New Federal Legal Requirements for Credit Counseling Agencies

Fri, 14 Sep 2007 07:01:00 GMT

The effective date for new federal legal requirements on tax-exempt credit counseling agencies is now at hand for some in the industry and will be here soon for organizations ending their 2007 tax year on December 31st.

(PRWeb September 14, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/09/prweb552627.htm




Credit Counseling Industry's Largest Trade Association Announces Fall Conference Sessions

Wed, 12 Sep 2007 07:01:00 GMT

This conference is designed to help credit counseling agencies understand all the changes and challenges occurring in the industry. There are significant changes to the law in the states and with the federal government, there are special requirements on providers of bankruptcy counseling regardless of DMP activity, the IRS audits are near completion and the Uniform Debt Management Services Act is being revised.

(PRWeb September 12, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/09/prweb552571.htm




Pension Protection Act's Looming Effective Date: What Credit Counseling Agencies Need To Know

Fri, 31 Aug 2007 07:01:00 GMT

In response to the implementation of H.R. 4, which contains significant changes to the law governing tax-exempt credit counseling, the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) will hold a live audio on-line webinar briefing featuring industry and legal experts to explain the law's content, meaning, implications and important legislative history.

(PRWeb August 31, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/08/prweb550162.htm




Properly Operating as a Tax-Exempt or Taxable Non-Profit Organization - New Liability and Legal Nightmares

Thu, 03 May 2007 07:01:00 GMT

"Properly Operating as a Tax-Exempt or Taxable Non-Profit Organization - New Liability and Legal Nightmares" has been added as a new session to the Spring Conference of the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) in Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2007. AADMO is the largest trade association for the credit counseling industry.

(PRWeb May 03, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/05/prweb522885.htm




'Credit Card Nation' Author to Address Credit Counseling Industry

Wed, 02 May 2007 07:01:00 GMT

Dr. Robert D. Manning, author of "Credit Card Nation" will be a Keynote Speaker at the Spring Conference of the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) in Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2007. AADMO is the largest trade association for the credit counseling industry.

(PRWeb May 02, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/05/prweb522876.htm




Executive Office for United States Trustees (EOUST) to Present at Credit Counseling Conference on Bankruptcy Reform

Wed, 11 Apr 2007 07:01:00 GMT

The Executive Office for United States Trustees (EOUST) will be a featured presenter at the American Association of Debt Management Organizations' (AADMO) Spring Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 10 & 11, 2007.

(PRWeb April 11, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/04/prweb517651.htm




Preemptive Federal Law to Regulate Credit Counseling - Call for Submissions and Legislative Recommendations

Thu, 05 Apr 2007 07:01:00 GMT

The credit counseling industry invites all interested parties and stakeholders to provide legislative recommendations for a single preemptive federal law to regulate the industry. Submissions should address specific areas of law such as licensing requirements, bonding, trust accounts, disclosures, investigations, penalties, data security and monetary controls.

(PRWeb April 05, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/04/prweb515654.htm




Credit Counseling Industry Trade Association Announces Conference Program

Mon, 02 Apr 2007 07:01:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO), the largest trade association for the credit counseling industry, has announced the program sessions for its Spring Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 10 and 11, 2007.

(PRWeb April 02, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/04/prweb515648.htm




Legislative Summit to Address "Crafting and Implementing a Single Preemptive Federal Law to Regulate Credit Counseling"

Tue, 13 Feb 2007 08:01:00 GMT

A Federal Legislative Summit will be held on May 9, 2007 ,in Washington, D.C., on the topic of "Crafting and Implementing a Single Preemptive Federal Law to Regulate Credit Counseling"

(PRWeb February 13, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/02/prweb503929.htm




Credit Counseling Industry to Convene Panel to Address Problems with the Uniform Debt Management Services Act

Sat, 10 Feb 2007 08:01:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) will convene a panel of the credit counseling industry to address problems with the Uniform Debt Management Services Act ("Uniform Act"). The panel will meet on February 19, 2007 in Austin, Texas.

(PRWeb February 10, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/02/prweb503926.htm




AADMO Helps Consumers Find and Use Reputable and Legally Operating Credit Counseling Agencies During National Consumer Protection Week

Mon, 05 Feb 2007 08:01:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) has joined a group of federal, state, and local government agencies and national consumer advocacy organizations to launch the ninth annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), February 4-10, 2007. AADMO is using this opportunity to help consumers find and use reputable and legally operating credit counseling agencies.

(PRWeb February 05, 2007)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/02/prweb502511.htm




AADMO to Release IRS Training Video for Credit Counseling Agency Investigations to Industry, Media and Public

Thu, 09 Nov 2006 13:00:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) is making available to the industry, media and public the IRS training video used for credit counseling investigations. This in-house training video was developed by the IRS in conjunction with the Attorneys General from various States and the FTC.

(PRWeb November 09, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/11/prweb475798.htm




IRS to Explain New Federal Law Regulating 501(c)(3) Credit Counseling Agencies

Tue, 10 Oct 2006 12:00:00 GMT

The Internal Revenue Service will address the American Association of Debt Management Organizations’ (AADMO) Fall Conference in Las Vegas on October 24, 2006. The IRS will provide a review and explanation of the provisions of Section 1220 of H.R. 4 which is the major overhaul of the tax-exempt requirements applicable to credit counseling agencies.

(PRWeb October 10, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/10/prweb448543.htm




Internal Revenue Service to Help Credit Counseling Agencies Understand the Provisions of H.R. 4

Fri, 06 Oct 2006 12:00:00 GMT

The Internal Revenue Service will address the American Association of Debt Management Organizations’ (AADMO) Fall Conference in Las Vegas on October 24, 2006. The IRS will provide a review and explanation of the provisions of Section 1220 of H.R. 4 which is the major overhaul of the tax-exempt requirements applicable to credit counseling agencies.

(PRWeb October 06, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/10/prweb447337.htm




Executive Office for US Trustees (EOUST) to present “Bankruptcy Reform: Rules, Renewals and Reflection at the One Year Anniversary” to Credit Counseling Conference

Fri, 06 Oct 2006 12:00:00 GMT

The Executive Office for United States Trustees (EOUST) will present “Bankruptcy Reform: Rules, Renewals and Reflection at the One Year Anniversary” to the American Association of Debt Management Organizations’ (AADMO) Fall Conference in Las Vegas on October 25, 2006.

(PRWeb October 06, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/10/prweb447296.htm




IRS Credit Counseling Agency Investigation Training Program and Video to be Shown at the AADMO Fall Conference

Fri, 29 Sep 2006 12:00:00 GMT

IRS Credit Counseling Agency Investigation Training Program and Video to be shown at the AADMO Fall Conference.

(PRWeb September 29, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/09/prweb444161.htm




Important Information for Lawyers with Credit Counseling Agency Clients

Fri, 22 Sep 2006 12:00:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) will show the Internal Revenue Service’s “in-house” training program and video for credit counseling agency investigations on October 25, 2006 at the AADMO Fall Conference in Las Vegas.

(PRWeb September 22, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/09/prweb439584.htm




American Association of Debt Management Organizations to Show Internal Revenue Service's 'In-House' Training Program and Video for Credit Counseling Agency Investigations

Wed, 20 Sep 2006 12:00:00 GMT

The American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) will show the Internal Revenue Service’s “in-house” training program and video for credit counseling agency investigations on October 25, 2006 at the AADMO Fall Conference in Las Vegas.

(PRWeb September 20, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/creditcounseling/debtmanagement/prweb439569.htm




Congress Passes Massive Overhaul of Non-Profit Credit Counseling

Thu, 10 Aug 2006 12:00:00 GMT

In response to Congress passing H.R. 4, which contains significant changes to the law governing non-profit credit counseling, the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) will hold a live audio conference featuring industry and legal experts to explain the bill’s implications, content, meaning and important legislative history.

(PRWeb August 10, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/08/prweb422800.htm




American Association of Debt Management Organizations to Hold Live Audio Conference to Explain Overhaul of Federal Credit Counseling Law

Thu, 10 Aug 2006 12:00:00 GMT

In response to Congress passing H.R. 4, which contains significant changes to the law governing non-profit credit counseling, the American Association of Debt Management Organizations (AADMO) will hold a live audio conference featuring industry and legal experts to explain the bill’s implications, content, meaning and important legislative history.

(PRWeb August 10, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/08/prweb422799.htm




Back to School Shoppers Should Wait for Sales Tax 'Holidays'

Wed, 21 Jun 2006 12:00:00 GMT

This summer many states will offer the opportunity for families to purchase back to school items, clothing and other essentials without having to pay sales tax.

(PRWeb June 21, 2006)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/06/prweb399914.htm