|What is the Michigan Accounts Receivable Collection System (MARCS) and why do I have to deal with them?|
MARCS is a Treasury program operated by a privately owned collection agency that has contracted with the State of Michigan to collect debts on behalf of the Department of Treasury. They may be reached by phone at 1-800-950-6227 or 517-887-0022. Their fax number is 517-272-5562.
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I would like to set up an installment agreement on a bankruptcy account. Why am I receiving billings while I am in bankruptcy? Why did Treasury keep my income tax refund when I'm in bankruptcy?
Why did the State of Michigan take my refund? Why did I get this bill? I want to talk to someone in person about my bill.
Where are the Field Offices? What is the Michigan Accounts Receivable Collection System (MARCS) and why do I have to deal with them? What is the physical address of the Treasury Building for overnight and Federal Express mail delivery?
How do I get a levy released? What is a Notice of State Tax Lien? What is the difference between a lien, a levy, a warrant and a garnishment? What does a tax lien do? Why did you place a tax lien on my property? Where are the Registers of Deeds offices located?
"Where is my refund"? What is an offset? I have an Installment Agreement and have been making timely payments. Why did Treasury take (offset) my refund? Will the offset payment count towards my monthly Installment Agreement payment? Will you take my income tax refunds and vendor payments?