Who is required to be licensed with the Collection Service Board?

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Any individual (or entity) that commences, conducts, or operates any collection service business in the State of Tennessee, except:

  • Any person handling claims, accounts, or collections under order of any court
  • Attorneys at law
  • Any person engaged in the collection of indebtedness incurred in the normal course of business or the business of a parent, subsidiary, or affiliated firm or corporation; however, no person who is or represents such person to be a collection service is exempt.
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