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Garnishments and LeviesFIN-PAY-IV-120

Scope

All Indiana University units and employees.

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Policy Statement

Indiana University will honor all court orders to garnish employee wages. All orders for wage assignment or voluntary assignments will be honored. In cases of multiple wage assignments, priority for honoring them will be in the following order:

1. Child support

2. The following will be honored in the order received:

Federal, state and local tax levies

Creditor garnishments

Student Loans

Voluntary Assignments

Appropriate remittances will be made of monies collected. Financial Management Services will maintain confidential files which will contain court orders, IRS levies, monies collected, and any other pertinent information concerning affected employees. 

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Reason for Policy

To state Indiana University’s intention to comply with federal and state law in the matter of wage garnishments and wage assignments.

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History

This policy was established on October 1, 1990.

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