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Are Social Security checks and pension checks subject to garnishment?

Yes. And the money once deposited in a normal bank account loses it's identity and can be seized, etc like any other. Clarification: Social Security checks are only subjec

Can the IRS garnish Social Security income?

YES, the IRS CAN garnish your Social Security Retirement benefit! This is a relatively new program, though it was apparently authorized under legislation from several years ag

Can Social Security disability be garnished?

Yes, but only the federal government can garnish your Social Security check, and only for limited purposes, such as payment of child support, alimony, delinquent taxes, and de

Can a Social Security disability check be garnished?

No. If a creditor other than the federal government tries to garnish your Social Security benefits, inform them that such an action violates Section 207 of the Social Security

What if your only income is social security disability and you have to turn in your car can they garnish your social security?

Answer Social security disability is protected from garnishment in judgments. The only unknown I have in answering this is if the debt is for a student loan, or IRS related a

Is Social Security earned income?

No. The Social Security benefits would be a part of all of your other Unearned Income for the year. You are not working for the benefits that are paid to you during each year.

Can Social Security income be garnished?

  Answer   No, ordinary creditors can't garnish Social Security benefits. However, the IRS can. This is a relatively recent program. If your Social Security benefi

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Can your Social Security payments be garnished?

No, all SS benefits are exempt from creditor garnishment. They are not exempt from garnishment by the IRS for tax arrearages and in some instances state tax arrearages. Gener

Can social security disability be garnished for restitution?

Only federal government can garnish your Social Security check, and only for limited purposes, such as payment of child support, alimony, delinquent taxes, and debt to other f

Can Social Security checks be garnished in Michigan?

Social Security benefits are exempt from judgment creditor garnishments. They are not exempt from child support garnishments. In some instances SS benefits can also be garnis

Can your Social Security payments be garnished to pay back taxes?

  Yes, SS benefits are not exempted from collection of tax arrearages.   The IRS has been known to seize the entire amount of SS benefits, but that is unusual, generall