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Words related to garnishment

a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

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It means that the BIR's next move against them after the issuance of the WDL is garnishment or levy of their properties.
On reviewing the matter, the Supreme Court of British Columbia set aside the garnishment and ordered the immediate return of the funds to Bonterra on June 20.
On March 13, the Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld a judgment against Eagle Bank & Trust of Little Rock in the amount of $67,000 because the bank failed to hold funds in an account that was closed at the time the writ of garnishment was received and then reopened before the bank's answer to the writ was filed.
Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling.
Among others, Lee also suggested diverting Employees Provident Fund contributions to offset PTPTN loans until the latter are paid off, saying the wage garnishment should also be an opt-in scheme.
Government prosecutors sought the garnishment of the senator's assets to make sure he cannot stash it away while the plunder trial is ongoing.
The last opinion letter addresses whether the Consumer Credit Protection Act's garnishment limitations apply to certain lump-sum payments to employees.
It was in 2013 when then BIR commissioner Kim Henares issued a garnishment or freeze order on the Pacquiaos' bank accounts and other assets, claiming that the boxer-turned-politician had a total of P2.26-billion underpayment in his taxes for 2008 and 2009, including those for his earnings in his boxing matches abroad.
Payments may be voluntary or involuntary, such as through wage garnishment, but the data do not identify how payments are made.
This Webinar will discuss how to get paid, after the battle to judgment as well as enforcement litigation, including execution, levy & garnishment.
However, the BAP reversed the lower court's holding that the creditor, the Finance Authority of Maine, did not willfully violate the automatic stay when it took 14 months to refund a garnishment of the debtor's Social Security income that occurred just before FAME received notice of the filing.
For anyone who is facing wage garnishment, car repossession, foreclosure, lawsuits, or collection calls, "Solve Your Money Troubles: Strategies to Get Out of Debt and Stay That Way" provides the legal and practical information needed, plus sample letters and budgeting worksheets, so that they can get out of debt and make a fresh start.
Fortunately for the judgment creditor, those funds are still subject to garnishment. In Arnold, Matheny & Eagan, P.A.
A counterfactual reform of changing income garnishment rate is also investigated.
According to the agency, the firm received wage garnishment orders from courts and tax authorities, including the Internal Revenue Service, resulting from tax levies, civil judgments and similar actions, for registered representatives.