Texas Wage Garnishment
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食色软件app下载Employees can get very upset when their paycheck is not what they expected. Sometimes they can be embarrassed that they have a personal issue that bleeds over into their place of employment, and may worry how that will affect their job or future opportunities. Understanding how to process orders of support and tax levies, knowing what the limits are on wages that can be garnished and being prepared to answer questions from employees on how you calculated their disposable pay will be invaluable the next time you are faced with a garnishment. You will walk through examples and calculations for accurate payroll deductions for garnishments.
AuthorsRuth Seiler Rock, M.B.A., SPHR, CCP, Staff Managers, Ltd. Co.
What Is a Garnishment?
食色软件app下载? Levy or Wage Attachment
? Child Support
? Tax Levy
? Student Loans
? General Creditor Debts
? Civil Actions
Federal Laws and Agencies
食色软件app下载? Federal Garnishment Law
? IRS and Treasury Regulations
食色软件app下载? Higher Education Act
食色软件app下载? Debt Collection Improvement Act
食色软件app下载? Bankruptcy Act
? Office of Child Support Enforcement, a Division of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
? Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act
? Family Support Act
? Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
What Is Allowed in Texas?
? Texas Family Code
? Texas Payday Act
Does Federal or State Law Have Precedence?
食色软件app下载Prohibitions Against Discharge
? CCPA Due to a Single Indebtedness
Limits on Pay That May Be Garnished and Calculation Examples
? Disposable Earnings Less Than 30 Times Federal Minimum Wage
食色软件app下载? CCPA Child Support
? CCPA General Creditor
食色软件app下载? HEA Delinquent Student Loans Limited to 15 Percent, Along With Aggregated Limit of 25 Percent Under CCPA
食色软件app下载Computing Disposable Pay Under the CCPA
食色软件app下载? What Is Included in Earnings?
食色软件app下载? How Often Do You Need to Recalculate Disposable Pay?
食色软件app下载Calculation of Federal Garnishment Limits
Steps to Process a Garnishment
食色软件app下载? Determine the Correct Amount to Be Withheld
? Confirm Validity Under State Law
食色软件app下载? Verify Amount of Claim
? Determine If Amount Is Within Legal Limits
食色软件app下载? Prioritize Multiple Garnishments
? Notify Employee
食色软件app下载Support Garnishments Under Texas Family Code
? 50 Percent of Disposable Earnings Are Exempt From Support Withholding
? Wages, Salaries, Commissions, Bonuses, Tips, Severance, etc. Are Earnings Subject to Support Withholding
食色软件app下载? Employer Is Required to Enroll Child in Health Coverage
食色软件app下载? Employer Is Required to Withhold Premium
? Must Begin Support Withholding at the First Pay Period Following Delivery of the Order
? Must Remit Subsequent Payment on the Employee's Pay Date
食色软件app下载? Support Payments Have Priority; Multiple Orders Pay Equal Amounts; Child Support Has Priority Over Spousal Maintenance
? Monthly Administrative Fee Not to Exceed $10
Enforcement and Liabilities:
食色软件app下载? Wage and Hour Division
? Fines and Imprisonment