Category Archives: Wage Garnishments

Garn in CA
04.09.15 |

[Infographic] State Garnishment Trends in California

An average of 7 percent of employees in California have their wages garnished, compared to the national average of 7.2 percent, according to the results of the ADP Research Institute’s September 2014 study, Garnishment – The Untold Story. The below infographic outlines additional findings from the study and provides an overview of wage garnishments in…Read More »


Garn in FL

[Infographic] State Garnishment Trends in Florida

An average of 4.8 percent of employees in Florida have their wages garnished, compared to the national average of 7.2 percent, according to the results of the ADP Research Institute’s September 2014 study, Garnishment – The Untold Story. The below infographic outlines additional findings from the study and provides an overview of wage garnishments in…Read More »


Garn in NY
03.23.15 |

[Infographic] Garnishment Trends in New York

An average of 5.5 percent of employees in New York have their wages garnished, compared to the national average of 7.2 percent, according to the results of the ADP Research Institute’s September 2014 study, Garnishment – The Untold Story. The below infographic outlines additional findings from the study and provides an overview of wage garnishments…Read More »


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01.08.15 |

Understanding the New Law on Electronic
Income Withholding Orders

As a business owner, did you ever think a piece of legislation related to child care could impact your company? In September 2014, President Obama signed a law to identify, document and determine appropriate services for children under the care, placement or supervision of state agencies who may be at risk or are the victim…Read More »


What is a wage garnishmetn
11.10.14 |

Study Reveal Trends in Garnishment Rates by Age, Gender and Compensation

A lack of data about current trends in U.S. wage garnishments led the ADP Research Institute® to analyze aggregate, anonymous payroll data from 2013 comprised of 13 million employees age 16 and older.  The study found the highest garnishment rates among those in their middle ages and earning mid-range salaries. The study also found that…Read More »


Garnishment by region
10.31.14 |

Garnishment Rates Vary Widely By Geography, Industry

Earlier this week, the ADP Research Institute® revealed findings from a first-of-its-kind study on current trends in U.S. wage garnishments, or debt recovery through pay seizures.  The study found that garnishment rates vary widely among industries and geography, with the highest rates found in the manufacturing sector and the Midwest.  In addition, garnishment rates are…Read More »


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10.15.14 |

Top Reasons for Wage Garnishment

Understanding the root cause of a problem is often the first step toward solving it – and mitigating its impact.  Wage garnishments – or debt recovery through pay seizures – are no different.  By examining the primary reasons U.S. employees have their wages garnished, employers and employees alike can start taking steps to avoid garnishments…Read More »


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09.15.14 |

[Infographic] Garnishment: The Untold Story

Around the same time Charlie Chaplin made his film debut in a silent movie coincidentally titled “Making a Living” in 1914, many U.S. states established a process that allowed creditors to recover debts through employee pay seizures.  Chaplin went on to become one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema while…Read More »


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From the APA: Help Avoid Garnishment Errors
with One Extra Step

By Larry White, CPP Director of Payroll Training American Payroll Association   It’s the last thing you want to do. You’re in payroll. You’re supposed to pay employees. But now you find yourself taking money away from them. The last thing you want to do is to take more than you’re legally allowed, potentially exposing your…Read More »


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05.22.14 |

Child Support Invades Cyberspace

With many states sending orders electronically (called electronic income withholding orders, or e-IWOs) and mandating that garnishment payments be made electronically, employers often have a lot of questions about how to handle this new evolution in wage withholding.

For example, did you know that employer acknowledgements of orders can be submitted not only with a “system-to-system” implementation but also via PDF or XLS?

Or that you can even “mix and match” how the acknowledgements are sent?



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