Is military retirement pay subject to garnishment for unpaid state taxes?
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Yes. After due process has been followed. Meaning a lawsuit is filed, won, judgment granted, writ of judgment enforced as wage garnishment. Michigan garnishment laws are a max. 25% of disposable income. Federal law protects the first $154.50. Wages more than 154.50 but less than $206 are subject to discretionary garnishment. Wages above $206+ (after the $154.50 is deducted) are subject to 25%.
In South Dakota, earnings are subject to garnishment. This includes wages, salary, commission, bonus, or otherwise, and includes periodic payments pursuant to a pension or retirement program. However, South Dakota limits the amount of wages which may be garnished. In most cases, creditors must first obtain a court order stating that you owe them money before they can garnish your wages. However, a court order is not needed in cases of unpaid income taxes, court…
Yes, it is legal. for garnishment to even occur, the lender obtained a judgment. That judgment, once given, is valid and enforceable for ten years from the date of the judgment. Additionally, if the debt remains unpaid over that ten years, the lender can petition the court for an additional ten years.
Probably,in most states after due process has been followed by the creditor/plaintiff meaning a lawsuit was won and a judgment awarded; the judgment can be executed as a wage garnishment. Four states do not allow garnishment by creditors they are North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Pennsylvania.
If you have a wage levy filed against because of unpaid taxes the best thing to do is seek professional help to release the levy. Wage Garnishment is synonymous with a Wage Levy. The State Revenue Department or the IRS seizes your personal property to recover back taxes. Garnishment may also come in the form of the tax authorities seizing your part or all of your bank account known as Bank Account Garnishment. Get A…