Author: Amorette Nelson Bryant
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
View: 2149Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment provides much-needed clarity when the federal and state laws appear to conflict. You'll find plain-English explanations of the laws and how they interact, as well as the specific steps you and your staff need to take to respond to the order properly. Numerous detailed examples and mathematical calculations make it easy to apply the law under different scenarios. Written by Amorette Nelson Bryant, who was recently appointed by the Uniform Law Commission as an observer for the Drafting Committee on a Wage Garnishment Act and was a past chair of both the APA GATF Child Support Subcommittee and Garnishment Subcommittee, Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment brings the payroll professional up-to-date on the latest federal and state laws and regulations affecting this ever-changing area. It is your one-stop source for answers to critical questions, 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 from another 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? Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment, 2016 Edition brings you up to date on the latest federal and state laws and regulations affecting this ever-changing area. Highlights include: The revised income withholding order for support and an explanation of its changes and requirements An additional suggestion of what should be checked when you receive any type of garnishment A more efficient means for an agent to deliver garnishment documents New section on the future of medical support Why your employee might not be entitled to exempt amounts from a federal tax levy Updated figures for federal tax levies in 2014 Increased cost of voluntary tax agreements Updated Form 2159 New contact information for administrative wage garnishments Update on a uniform state law for wage garnishments Trend to lengthen the period when a deduction for a creditor garnishment may be stopped New statistic on percentage of child support collected through income withholding How federal legislation, which was introduced into Congress, would affect the delivery of the income withholding order to employers Updated Debt Inquiry Service chart Why you may be receiving more orders to withhold for past-due child support in Indiana And more!