New CCH Guide Takes The Guesswork Out Of Garnishment
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., August 11, 1999) Employers faced with the critical and
complex issues surrounding garnishment can now turn to Garnishment: A Practical Guide by
CCH INCORPORATED, a leading provider of payroll and employment law information and
software, for answers.
Authored by one of the nations top payroll experts, Vicki Lambert, CPP, Garnishment:
A Practical Guide is an easy to use, timesaving tool that provides on-the-spot
answers to help employers and payroll departments master the essentials of garnishment
administration, reporting and record keeping.
"Managing the intricacies of garnishments is one of the most difficult challenges
faced by employers, and the price of making a mistake is very high," said Jeff
Kessler, CCH Human Resources marketing manager. "Employers who fail to comply with
federal and state regulations face severe penalties and other liabilities."
What Employers Need to Know
Geared toward payroll and tax professionals, and written in plain English, Garnishment:
A Practical Guide offers comprehensive treatment of wage garnishment, covering
everything from administrative fees to withholding determination charts. The Guide
is designed to eliminate needless steps and streamline the entire garnishment payment
process, while keeping users current with government regulations to significantly lower
the risk of fines and penalties. Definitive information is provided on federal and state
requirements governing the handling of garnishments, including child support, tax levies,
Department of Motor Vehicles fees, bankruptcy and student loans. Clear explanations of
both federal and state laws help professionals make sense of the complicated garnishment
Comprehensive Coverage Ensures Compliance
Workplace law has become increasingly complex, with the passage of such legislation
as the Family Support Act of 1988, which gives companies nationwide full responsibility
for calculating and deducting the proper garnishment amounts from an employees
In addition to facing fines and penalties, a company that fails to make the proper
deductions may become responsible for making such payments on behalf of an employee.
"The risk of noncompliance is significant, as are the resulting costs," said
Kessler. "By consulting the Guide, payroll professionals can substantially
reduce the employers risk of fines and penalties by making the proper calculations
of disposable net income, proper assessment of applicable statutory limits on garnishable
wages, correct calculation of child support limits and appropriate assessment of
Timesaving Tools Add Value
Written in a clear and concise style, the Guide features forms, helpful lists,
illustrative tables and charts, sample entries, instructions for hard copy and electronic
reporting, new hire federal and state reporting regulations, state-by-state comparative
charts and much more. Also included are sample calculations, formulas and key contact
information for government offices.
Availability and Pricing
For more information or to order a copy of the Guide, call CCHs toll-free
number, 800-248-3248. Single copy price for the Guide is $69. Quantity discounts
and school adoption pricing are available.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of human resources, payroll,
business and tax law information and software. Since 1913, CHH has provided reference and
productivity tools to help business professionals be proactive in developing effective
policies and procedures while complying with federal, state and local laws. CCH is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at
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EDITORS NOTE: An editorial review copy of Garnishment: A Practical Guide is
available by contacting Leslie Bonacum at 847-267-7153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.