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Wage Withholding

A procedure by which scheduled deductions are automatically made from wages or income to pay an obligation, such as child support. The provision dictates that an employer must withhold support from a noncustodial parent's wages and transfer that withholding to the appropriate agency (the Centralized Collection Unit or State Disbursement Unit). Also known as income withholding.

Question: How long does it take the wage withholding orders for child support to start? I am wondering how long it usually takes from the time the wage withholding order for child support was submitted to the courts then to the employer and finally to the recipient? By the way, I'm aware the employer has to do it the next paycheck, I'm wondering how long the entire process takes. How long does the request actually take to get to the employer? Then how long does the government take to get the payment to the recipient?

Answer: Allow 45 days from the date the wage garnishment has been sent.

 


Wage Withholding Related Products and News

Former McDonald's Store Managers Say They Withheld Wages

Bloomberg
Two former McDonald's Corp. store managers, assisting with a campaign to raise pay for fast-food workers, said they helped withhold employees' wages at the restaurant chain after facing pressure to keep labor costs down. The ex-managers, who came ...
 

North Carolina personal income tax collections lag

News & Observer
The drop in personal income tax withholdings is the result of weaker-than-expected wage and salary growth and because the 2013 tax overhaul caused more changes to withholding schedules than anticipated, the report states. The tax overhaul moved ...
 

Latest revenue outlook signals challenges with policy directions

The Progressive Pulse
Gains on the corporate side were dragged down by lower-than-expected personal income tax collections?specifically, by a troublesome weakness in wages and salaries. Withholding income on wages and salaries ?declined significantly? during the third ...
 

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Company late in processing paper tax returns for state

New York Post
The audit also found that in 22 percent of the cases, employees the company supervised entered incorrect Social Security numbers and withholding amounts, and got wage and salary information wrong. ?The contractor hired by the state Department of Tax ...
 

Tuesday's letters: Withholding health care hurts everyone

Tampabay.com
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UMES to outsource dining services

Delmarva Now
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House Small Business Committee Hearing

Insurance News Net (press release)
Reporting rises to 99 percent for wages and salaries, which are subject to both information reporting and withholding. IRS's tax gap estimates have sparked some criticism. Small Business Administration research suggests, for example, that earlier IRS ...
 

Bitcoin is property, not currency, IRS says ? Notice leaves many open ...

Lexology (registration)
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Bush vs. Clinton dj vu

CNN (blog)
The results clearly prove the point with Bush-Cheney totally focused on using their offices and America's resources to serve only "the money", while costing the country and the majority greatly; with the Republican / Tea Party focused on obstructing ...