# How do I stop earnings withholding order?

## How do I stop earnings withholding order?

If you have to stop withholding earnings under one order because you receive a higher priority order, you must contact the sheriff who sent you the earlier order and tell him or her that you have received a higher priority order. ) because it has higher priority under the law.

What is a release of Order of withholding from earnings?

An earnings withholding order is a court order issued by a judge that instructs an employer to garnish wages from one of their employees. These notices are issued when creditors have succeeded in obtaining a legal judgment against a debtor, who in this case is the employee.

### What happens when you stop withholding wages from an employee?

If you stop withholding under an earnings withholding order because you receive an order of higher priority for the same employee, notify the sheriff but do not return the order. In these situations, the earnings withholding order ends after no money is withheld under that order for a continuous two-year period.

What to do if you receive an earnings withholding order?

If you are an employer and you receive an earnings withholding order, you must: Provide information to the employee (if he or she currently works for you) and the sheriff; Pay the money (if any) to the sheriff. These duties are described below. You must obey all written notices you receive from the sheriff.

## How to figure out how much to withhold from an employee?

To calculate how much to withhold, you can follow steps 1-7, below, or use the Earnings Withholding Order Calculator. Alternatively, and ONLY if the state minimum wage is the applicable minimum wage, you can use the charts below to figure out how much to withhold.

To figure out when to start withholding earnings (garnishing wages), count 10 calendar days from the date you received the order. If the employee’s pay period ends before the 10th day, do not withhold any earnings for that pay period.

If you stop withholding under an earnings withholding order because you receive an order of higher priority for the same employee, notify the sheriff but do not return the order. In these situations, the earnings withholding order ends after no money is withheld under that order for a continuous two-year period.

### When do you get an earnings withholding order?

What is an Earnings Withholding Order. An earnings withholding order is a legal document, issued by a court, stating that an employer is required to garnish an employee’s wages. The withholding order happens after a creditor has obtained a judgment against the employee.

What are the different types of withholding orders?

Withholding orders are legal orders we issue to collect past due income taxes or a bill owed to local or state agencies. There are 3 different types of withholding orders we issue: Renter (we can intercept a landlord’s rental payments)

To calculate how much to withhold, you can follow steps 1-7, below, or use the Earnings Withholding Order Calculator. Alternatively, and ONLY if the state minimum wage is the applicable minimum wage, you can use the charts below to figure out how much to withhold.