Laws & Restrictions Around Wage Garnishment


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What percentage of disposable income can be garnished to repay a student loan in default?

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1. Which of the following is true regarding employee firings and wage garnishment?

2. How is disposable income calculated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can assess your knowledge of laws and restrictions around wage garnishment by using the worksheet and quiz. Employee firings and how disposable income is calculated are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on your knowledge of:

  • How disposable income is calculated
  • The source for federal law regarding wage garnishment
  • A form of income that isn't eligible for wage garnishment
  • The relationship between wage garnishment and employee firings
  • Percentage of disposable income that can be garnished to repay a student loan in default

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on wage garnishment laws
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of wage garnishment and its regulations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about employee firings and wage garnishment

Additional Learning

The lesson named Laws & Restrictions Around Wage Garnishment can help you learn more topics. These include:

  • The meaning of garnishment
  • Characteristics of student loan defaults
  • Federal debts