Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment, 2013 Edition

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Aspen Publishers Online, Sep 25, 2012 - Law - 1408 pages
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Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment provides much-needed claritywhen the federal and state laws appear to conflict. You'll find plain-Englishexplanations of the laws and how they interact, as well as the specific stepsyou and your staff need to take to respond to the order properly. Numerousdetailed examples and mathematical calculations make it easy to apply the lawunder different scenarios.Written by Amorette Nelson Bryant, who was recently named the chair of boththe APA GATF Child Support Subcommittee and Garnishment Subcommittee, CompleteGuide to Federal and State Garnishment brings the payroll professionalup-to-date on the latest federal and state laws and regulations affecting thisever-changing area. It is your one-stop source for answers to criticalquestions, such as:Does the amount exempt from garnishment change when the minimum wage goes up?How do I determine the wages to which the garnishment applies?If an employee is subject to more than one garnishment, which has priority?Which state's rules do I use when I receive a child support order sent fromanother state?State or federal law - which applies for creditor garnishment and support?Are there alternatives to remitting withheld child support via EFT/EDI?How do I handle garnishments when employees are paid a draw against salary?The 2013 Edition of Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment brings youup to date on the latest federal and state laws and regulations affecting thisever-changing area. Highlights include:A new child support matrix that shows at a glance the states that: requireelectronic payments; participate in electronic income withholding orders;require lump-sum reporting; accept standardized verification of employmentinformation; and participate in the debt inquiry serviceExplanation of the new requirement mandating when you reject a child supportorder and return it to the sender after May 31, 2012Which states now require new-hire reporting of independent contractorsAdditional data required by Illinois for new-hire reportingStatutory citations added to explanations of state child support provisionsUpdated exemption amounts for creditor garnishment in several statesWhy you may need to garnish all of an employee's wages for a tax levyRevised and updated priority information for multiple wage garnishments,including priority of the extension of a garnishment and a garnishment from asecond creditorAn easier means to report lump-sum payments that might be subject towithholding for child supportNew exemption figures for 2012 tax leviesAnd much more!
 

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Contents

Administration of Garnishments
3-1
Federal Child Support Enforcement
4-1
Child Support State Provisions
5-1
Federal Medical Child Support
6-1
Medical Support State Provisions
7-1
State Creditor Debt Garnishment Tax Levy and Wage
9-1
Federal Tax Levy
10-1
Administrative Wage Garnishments
11-1
Bankruptcy
12-1
Glossary
A-1
EFTEDI
B-3
Debt Inquiry Service
D-1
Answering Verification Requests
E-9
Index
1-1
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