How to Handle Wage Garnishment

How to Handle Wage Garnishment

Around 7 percent of employees had their wages garnished at some point between 2011 and 2013, and depending on a business’s industry, between 23 and 50 percent of companies have had to garnish the wages of an employee. This may seem like a simple process, and it may not come up frequently, but it is important to handle it correctly. If paperwork is not taken care of on time, or if you do not deduct the right amount from your employee’s earnings, you may face various penalties, including being responsible for the full amount of the debt. The blog team at ADP has some tips to help you safely navigate these treacherous waters!

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