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Complying with Garnishment Orders - Webinar (Recorded)

  • Webinar

  • 90 Minutes
  • February 2018
  • Compliance Online
  • ID: 4899627
Why Should You Attend:

One of the most frustrating payroll tasks is dealing with garnishment orders. Did you know that there are limits to the amount of pay that can be subjected to the orders or that the dates on the orders may influence their priority?

Learn the rules established for employers to comply with garnishment orders. Discover the employee protections from termination and when the employer may discharge an employee for having too many garnishments. Ensure that your records and practices will stand the scrutiny of an audit. Avoid the onerous penalties for noncompliance and build the best defense against them.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

In just one hundred minutes you will gain the following insights:

How to prioritize different types of levies when more than one applies to a single employee
When to apply the Disposable Earnings v. the Take-home Pay approach to establishing the garnishment limit
Learn the limitations on the amount that can be withheld for each type of levy
State v. federal priorities and limitations – which applies when they conflict
Wage assignments v. attachments
Penalties for failure to honor levies
When you may charge an administrative fee and when you may not
How to report employee separation from employment
Receive valuable federal and state forms, publications, tables and URLs
Best Practices or handling garnishments


Miles Hutchinson is a CGMA and experienced businessman. He has been an auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Chief Financial Officer of a $1 billion real estate development company. Miles is a professional speaker and consultant who has presented over 2,500 seminars and training sessions on a myriad of business and financial topics, like financial analysis and modeling, accounting, strategic planning, and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He is recognized as an expert in payroll and sales & use tax as well as financial modeling & analysis, business strategy and communications.

He is the author of several useful accounting and tax tools available at www.soxpolicies.com and www.salestaxadvisors.com. His clients include, Abbott Labs, Bank of America, Boston Scientific, CBS, Citicorp, Corning, the FBI, the FDA, the Federal Reserve, GE, Pfizer, Siemens, U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Army. Please visit his web sites to see how you can further benefit from his expertise.