Claimant Garnishment and Tax Imposing: Practices for Payroll Compliance and Accuracy

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  • 90 minutes

One of the most frustrating payroll tasks is dealing with garnishment orders.  The rules on the amounts of pay that can be subjected to garnishment orders, priority of garnishments that apply, and the Federal and state laws that come into play are complex. Failing to comply with the rules can result in costly penalties. 

Join us to receive step by step guidance on how to evaluate and process the various types of garnishment orders including child support, spousal support, alimony, federal and state taxes, bankruptcy, student loans, and creditor garnishments. In this can't-miss, 90-minute webinar you’ll discover:

  •  How to manage multiple garnishments: Which take priority

  •  Clear cut guidance for factoring child support wage garnishments 

  • Voluntary wage assignments vs. garnishments: Understanding the difference 

  • How to comply with withholding for other states 

  • Federal & state laws surrounding wage garnishments: How they apply 

Session  Highlights: 

  • Garnishment Ins & Outs: Calculations & Latest Legal Compliance Issues

  •  State v. federal priorities and limitations – which applies when they conflict

  •  Disposable Earnings v. Take-home Pay: Establishing garnishment limit 

  • Voluntary Wage Assignment: Must you deduct? Know when & why

  •  Limitations on the amount that can be withheld for each type of levy 

  • When you may charge an administrative fee and when you may not

  •  How to report employee separation from employment 

  • Multiple Garnishments: Juggling Them All While Staying Compliant

  •  Prioritizing different types of levies when more than one applies

  •  Solving the specific requirements for creditor garnishments

  •  Understanding the regulations & complying with different labor laws

  •  Child Support Garnishments: How to Navigate Complex Rules

  •  Requirements for withholding & multiple orders 

  • How to calculate child support payments & disposable pay 

  • Lump sum payments, remitting payments & administrative fees 

  • Live Q&A - Have your wage garnishment questions answered by the expert! 

Why You Should Attend:

Join us for this comprehensive on-line training program that covers the complex and troublesome situations that can arise during the garnishment process. 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. 

Who Should Attend

  •  CFOs

  • Controllers

  • Accounting Managers 

  • Payroll Managers 

  • Human Resource Managers

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it at your convenience.

Miles  Hutchinson

Miles Hutchinson

Mr. Hutchinson is an accomplished businessman, business consultant and course leader specializing in finance, accounting and taxation. He excels at sharing these complex topics in a crystal clear manner. He is also proficient in sales & use taxation, payroll taxation, public speaking, problem solving, negotiating, time management, computer applications, technical documentation and facilitation.

As a Chartered Global Management Accountant, Miles has amassed a multi-disciplined approach to client consulting over the past 40 years. With increasing responsibilities in jobs ranging from independent financial auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers to Chief Financial Officer of a one billion-dollar real estate development company, Miles brings a seasoned, diverse and creative viewpoint to your situation and draws on that experience to bring you the best solution. He has facilitated customized public and onsite business consulting/training sessions and presented over 2500 presentations on a myriad of business topics. He has designed, developed, implemented and monitored complete business systems conversion and documentation projects. Miles will help you debunk the chaos and organize your thoughts and quickly gain clarity with your most difficult challenges.

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