What can the Treasury take to satisfy a defaulted SBA loan balance?

Question.What can the Treasury take to satisfy a defaulted SBA loan balance? Answer. The Treasury Offset Program is not subject to a statute of limitations and can collect on the defaulted SBA loan indefinitely. The Treasury can, among other things, garnish wages, even in states where wage garnishment by creditors is generally prohibited. The Treasury… [Read More]

How can I avoid my delinquent disaster loan being referred to the U.S. Treasury for enforced collection?

Question.How can I avoid my delinquent disaster loan being referred to the U.S. Treasury for enforced collection? Answer. You must contact an SBA Treasury Offset Representative prior to your loan being referred to the Department of the Treasury to set up acceptable payment arrangements. Once your loan has been referred to the U.S. Treasury, you… [Read More]

Why is the amount Treasury is collecting more than my SBA balance?

Question.Why is the amount Treasury is collecting more than my SBA balance? Answer. Once an SBA loan is referred to the U.S. Treasury for collection under the U.S. Treasury Offset Program, collection fees may add up to 30% more to your SBA deficiency balance. It is also more difficult to settle your SBA debt and… [Read More]