Tax Lien Data Removed from Consumer Credit Reports Effective April 16, 2018

March 20, 2018 | posted in: Uncategorized | by

TransUnion Public Records Announcement

Last year, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion (the “NCRAs”) announced and implemented enhanced
standards for the collection and timely updating of public record data included in consumer credit
reports as part of the National Consumer Assistance Plan (“NCAP”).
Upon implementing the NCAP enhanced standards for public records, the NCRAs removed all civil
judgments and the majority of tax liens from their consumer credit reporting databases last July. Since
then, our ongoing review and monitoring of tax lien data transmitted by our third party vendor has led
TransUnion to decide to cease reporting tax lien data and to remove all remaining tax liens from our
consumer credit reporting database in order to ensure compliance with the enhanced standards of the
NCAP and to resolve pending litigation. All tax liens will be removed from consumer credit reports the
week of April 16, 2018. We are advised that Experian and Equifax have also decided to cease reporting
tax lien data and will take similar action in April 2018. Bankruptcy public record data will continue to be