561440 Collection Agencies

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in collecting payments for claims and remitting payments collected to their clients.

Illustrative Examples:

Account or delinquent account collection services
Tax collection services on a contract or fee basis
Bill or debt collection services


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Repossessing tangible assets--are classified in U.S. Industry 561491, Repossession Services; and
  • Providing financing to others by factoring accounts receivables (i.e., assuming the risk of collection and credit losses)--are classified in U.S. Industry 522298, All Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation.
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561440 561440 561440  Account collection services
561440 561440 561440  Adjustment agencies (except insurance)
561440 561440 561440  Bill collection services
561440 561440 561440  Collection agencies
561440 561440 561440  Collection agencies, accounts
561440 561440 561440  Credit arrears collection services
561440 561440 561440  Debt collection services
561440 561440 561440  Delinquent account collection services
561440 561440 561440  Tax collection services on a contract or fee basis