Submittal of Annual Certification Letter — 2021

DCL-21-09

Publication Date: August 17, 2021

DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER

DCL-21-09

DATE: August 17, 2021

TO: State IV-D Directors

SUBJECT: Submittal of Annual Certification Letter — 2021

ATTACHMENT: Annual Certification Letter (PDF)

Dear Colleague:

This is a reminder that states are required to submit their Annual Certification Letter to OCSE by Sept. 30. The certification letter verifies that your information meets the legal requirements for federal offset, passport denial, multistate financial institution data match, and federal insurance match. It also indicates your preferences regarding mailing pre-offset notices, holding periods, and contact information.

The attachment requires your signature as IV-D Director (or your designee). Please send the signed letter on your state’s official letterhead to the Federal Collections Team at scollections@acf.hhs.gov no later than Sept. 30, 2021.

Contact the Federal Collections Team at the email address above if you have questions.

Thank you for your continued commitment to our nation’s children.

Sincerely,

Linda Boyer
Acting Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement

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