Garnishment. We received a State Tax garnishment for an Ee that exempts a specific amount of earnings each pay period. How is that setup?

How do we setup the Garnishment item to ONLY deduct earnings over the Hardship-exempted-earnings?


Glad to see you here in the Community, ["Kurt_qc9"].

I can help you with setting up your employee's garnishment for each pay period.

If you receive a garnishment order or levy for an employee, you'll need to set it up correctly in your payroll account so that the withholdings are calculated as stated in the order.

Here's how to set up a wage garnishment:

  1. Go to your Employees tab.
  2. Click the employee's name, and then click Edit employee.
  3. Under Does this employee have any deductions?, click the pencil icon to Add a new deduction.
  4. Choose Garnishment from the Deduction/contribution drop-down, and then select the garnishment type.
  5. Provide the garnishment details.
  6. Click OK to save. Then, Done

Check this setting up a garnishment article for more information. 

That should get you going. Let me know if you have follow-up questions about the steps provided by leaving a comment below. I'm always glad to help in any way I can. Have a great rest of the day.  

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