How to Stop an Employer from a Wage Garnishment

Wage Garnishment

Wage garnishment is a legal procedure in which a person's earnings are required by court order to be withheld by an employer for the payment of a debt such as a child support or IRS Debt.

An IRS wage garnishment is when a court issues an order requiring your employer to withhold a certain amount of your paycheck and send it directly to the IRS.

If a judgment creditor is garnishing your wages, federal law provides that it can take no more than: 25% of your disposable income, or. the amount that your income exceeds 30 times the federal minimum wage, whichever is less.

It may be as few as five business days or as long as a month. For a bank levy, or nonwage garnishment, it's usually about 10 days.

At present four U.S. states—Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas—do not allow wage garnishment at all except for tax-related debt, child support, federally guaranteed student loans, and court-ordered fines or restitution.

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If you owe back taxes to the IRS, they will eventually begin to take more aggressive actions to collect the amounts you owe. One of the collection tactics the IRS can employ is the issuance of a Wage Garnishment.

When the IRS imposes a garnishment, it means, literally, that they take money out of every paycheck.

This action often seriously jeopardizes an individual’s lifestyle and making it impossible to maintain the same standard of living.

Once the IRS notifies a taxpayer that they are imposing a wage garnishment, it means they can notify the taxpayer’s employer.

As a result, the employer will then be required to send a significant portion of each of the taxpayer’s paychecks directly to the IRS.

How much is sent to the IRS? The dollar amount depends on the taxpayer’s filing status, the number of exemptions claimed, and how often the taxpayer gets paid.

What if the taxpayer does nothing? The IRS will continue to garnish their wages until the back tax debt is paid in full.

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UNDERSTANDING WAGE GARNISHMENT

IRS wage garnishment will happen after they sent you three notices for full payment.

The next notice after these will be the Final Notice of Intent to Levy.

This is a way for the IRS to take collection action and enforce a wage levy if they feel that you have been ignoring your tax liabilities.

 

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