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Yes, if you have a tax delinquency the IRS can impose a tax levy (garnishment).

You do not want the get the IRS mad they will come after you no matter where you are. It would be nice if the IRS focused more on the corporate than the middle class. Look at Enron and other big corporation for instance.

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Q: Can wages be garnished by the federal government?
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Can your federal wages be garnished?

Yes. Employment income from federal wages can be garnished for taxes, fines, or judgments if lawfully executed.

Can a spouse's wages be garnished for the other's debt in Oregon?

A spouse's wages cannot be garnished for a debt that is not theirs. Wages can only be garnished up to 25 percent under federal law.

How much can your wages be garnished?

It is a federal law that wages can not be garnished over twenty five percent after taxes. The amount garnished can not be greater than thirty times the minimum wages. The lower amount of the two is used.

How much can your wages be garnished in NJ?

State and federal laws mandate how much wages can be garnished in New Jersey. Creditors can take up to 25% of wages in New Jersey.

Can your wages be garnished by student loans and creditors?

In the event they secure a judgment against you then yes. The only way to garnish wages, aside from the federal government attaching your wages or freezing your accounts, is to have an order of garnishee. Without it, no employer will release wages for garnishment. Any who do are perhaps criminally liable. If your wages have been garnished, ask for a copy of the order.

Can wages be garnished in Illinois?

Yes, wages can be garnished in Illinois.

Can your checking account be garnished without wages coming in?

if you account is being garnished you would have an order from the court in your area.. Unless it Federal

Can wages be garnished?

Absolutely! Especially when it has to do with government debts or educational institutions.

If wages are garnished in the us and move to Canada can wages be garnished there?


Can your wages be garnished if you are on government assistance?

If you have a job on top of the assistance, that money can be garnished. Anything you might get back for income tax refund can be taken also. The government assistance can't be garnished.

Can a wages be garnished in Texas for a SBA loan?

The state of Texas does allow for the garnishment of wages other than child support and school loans. Tax returns and other federal monies can be garnished.

Can your wages be garnished when wages are already garnished for child support in Tennessee?


Can your wages be garnished in North Carolina for credit card debt?

No, they can only be garnished for taxes, government services and child support arrearages.

Where can one find information on how to garnish wages?

It is important to know about garnished wages in order to protect your financial situation. You can find information about garnished wages on government-run websites. You can also learn about them by talking to your company's management, or by calling a lawyer.

Can your income tax check be garnished if your wages are already being garnished?

if my wages are being garnished can they still take my income tax check?

Can wages be garnished after a repossession to collect the balance?

Can wages be garnished for the balance of an auto loan in the state of Delaware

Why are wages garnished in South Carolina?

Wages cannot be garnished for credit card debt in South Carolina. They can be garnished for unpaid taxes and child support.

Can state disability check be garnished in ca?

It can be garnished by the federal government. Federal student loans, IRS debt, ect. Also if you owe back child support or alimony payments, it can be garnished. However, it cannot be garnished by regular creditors.

If you live in NJ and work in Pa can your wages be garnished for credit card debtin NJ?

Yes, your wages can be garnished wherever you work for a debt. Generally, wages are not approved to be garnished for unsecured debt.

In Virginia can your wages be garnished for medical bills?

can you be garnished on your disibilty

Why do wages get garnished?

knowing the lawpeoples wages mostly get garnished from law suites and judgments from the court systems

Can a judge garnish your wages in Texas?

No, only the federal government can garnish your wages.

Can your wages be garnished in Florida if you are a single mother?

Can my wages be garnished in the State of Florida for funds owed on a repossession if I am a single mother?

If your wages have been garnished can they withhold your federal tax return?

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What percentage of wages can be garnished in Ontario?

According to the Ontario Wages Act, up to 50 percent of an individual's gross monthly wages can be garnished. However, employment insurance, social assistance, and pension payments cannot be garnished.