Complete 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 named the 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? The 2013 Edition of Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment brings you up to date on the latest federal and state laws and regulations affecting this ever-changing area. Highlights include: A new child support matrix that shows at a glance the states that: require electronic payments; participate in electronic income withholding orders; require lump-sum reporting; accept standardized verification of employment information; and participate in the debt inquiry service Explanation of the new requirement mandating when you reject a child support order and return it to the sender after May 31, 2012 Which states now require new-hire reporting of independent contractors Additional data required by Illinois for new-hire reporting Statutory citations added to explanations of state child support provisions Updated exemption amounts for creditor garnishment in several states Why you may need to garnish all of an employee's wages for a tax levy Revised and updated priority information for multiple wage garnishments, including priority of the extension of a garnishment and a garnishment from a second creditor An easier means to report lump-sum payments that might be subject to withholding for child support New exemption figures for 2012 tax levies And much more!Do not make changes based on what a creditor, custodial parent, employee, court official, lawyer, child support agency, etc., tells you. ... A Notice of Levy sent by the IRS contains complete instructions, including a copy of the chart used to determine the amount exempt from levy. Some state child support agencies attach their own cover letters or include the specific requirements for reporting lump-sumanbsp;...
|Title||:||Complete Guide to Federal and State Garnishment, 2013 Edition|
|Author||:||Amorette Nelson Bryant|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers Online - 2012-09-25|