Definition of Child Support Withholding | Employee Wage Deduction

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Child Support Withholding Definition

Term Definition
Child support withholding is an amount deducted from an employee’s disposable earnings to fulfill court-ordered child support.

Extended Definition
If an employer receives paperwork regarding child support served to an employee, it is the responsibility of the employer to withhold taxes before paying for child support. Payments for child support should be made on the net pay of the employee and not the gross pay.

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What Employers Should Know About Employee Child Support Withholding

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