Guide to Garnishments?

Answer A garnishment is a legal procedure that allows a creditor to take a debtor's property that is in the possession of a third party. Property that can be garnished includes wages, bank accounts and pa... Read More »

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Salary Garnishments in Ohio?

An employee's salary is the amount her employer agreed to pay her each payday. Though salary is usually a fixed amount of pay that the employee can count on, it is not exempt from a wage garnishmen... Read More »

Are wage garnishments legal in Texas?

Wage garnishments are legal in Texas only if the garnishment is for child support. Debt collectors cannot garnish wages in Texas unless the wages were made in another state, even if the wage earner... Read More »

Can you deduct garnishments from your income taxes?

No. Tax law regards all income earned by you as taxable even if your employer withholds any amount to pay outstanding debts. You must pay income tax on the full amount you would have received prior... Read More »

Can Employers Fire You for Wage Garnishments?

A wage garnishment is a legal document that your employer is required to comply with. Title III of the Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) sets federal wage garnishment laws, which include the ma... Read More »