Child Support Garnishments: What Payroll Doesn’t Know Can Hurt You

Duration: 90 minutes

Usually, handling child support garnishments causes few problems. But reconciling federal and state regs can get very tricky because they sometimes overlap. What’s worse, sometimes the rules in one state can overlap with the rules in another. Mistakes can lead to serious consequences. Your company could:

  • Be held liable for unpaid support. 
  • Get sued for wage theft, or even
  • Face a contempt-of-court charge.
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WHY ATTEND

Many large companies have entire teams devoted to handling garnishments. Most companies do not. So, the question is, what can you do with limited resources to stay out of legal hot water?

Join us for “Child Support Garnishments: What Payroll Doesn’t Know Can Hurt You.” Payroll and compliance expert Vicki Lambert will take you through the specific steps your company needs to take to comply effectively with federal and state child support laws and regulations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This is a can’t-miss event for every payroll, compliance, human resources and finance professional where you will learn:

  • How to define child support garnishments
  • The federal requirements a payroll department must know for child support
  • How state requirements affect child support
  • Specific requirements for child support, including deduction limits, deadlines, filing procedures, administrative fees, and penalties/fines for violations
  • How to handle terminated employees in regard to child support
  • Best practices for communicating with employees and issuing parties
  • Which garnishment to take when an employee has current support orders, medical support orders, and arrearages
  • Examples of how to calculate the withholding and prioritize the order of distribution when an employee has more than one type of garnishment
  • Best practices for processing child support garnishments in the payroll department
  • How to go paperless with child support by receiving electronic withholding orders and paying by EFT
  • In-depth discussion of the latest OCSE withholding notice and medical support notice
  • How to processing medical support notices properly.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Vicki M. Lambert, CPP, is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor™, a firm specializing in payroll education and training. The company’s website www.thepayrolladvisor.com offers a payroll news service which keeps payroll professionals up-to-date on the latest rules and regulations.

    With over 35 years of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll functions as well as over 20 years as a trainer and author, Ms. Lambert has become the most sought-after and respected voice in the practice and management of payroll issues. She has conducted open market training seminars on payroll issues across the United States that have been attended by executives and professionals from some of the most prestigious firms in business today.

    A pioneer in electronic and online education, Ms. Lambert produces and presents payroll related audio seminars, webinars and webcasts for clients, APA chapters and business groups throughout the country. Ms. Lambert is an adjunct faculty member at Brandman University in Southern California and is the creator of and instructor for their Practical Payroll Online program, which is approved for recertification hours by the APA. She is also the Program Developer, Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Facilitator for the Certificate in Payroll Practice and Management Program offered by Cengage Learning / Ed2Go through hundreds of colleges and universities across the country.

    Certification

    This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hour(s) through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) & Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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