NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56144

Industry 56144

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 56144 – Collection Agencies

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56144: See industry description for NAICS 561440 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 561440: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in collecting payments for claims and remitting payments collected to their clients.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 56144

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

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

Cross-References for Industry 56144

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 56144. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Repossessing tangible assets–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 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 NAICS 522298, All Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 56144

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 56144. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Account collection services
  • Bill collection services
  • Collection agencies
  • Collection agencies, accounts
  • Debt collection services
  • Delinquent account collection services
  • Tax collection services on a contract or fee basis
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
    • Subsector 561: Administrative and Support Services
      • Industry Group 5614: Business Support Services
        • Industry 56144: Collection Agencies (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561440: Collection Agencies

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