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    jens05sporty Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Nov 29, 2012, 05:09 PM
    Can an employees discretionary bonus be garnished
    I will be receiving a discretionary profit sharing bonus can a creditor that is garnishing my wages garnish my discretionary profit sharing bonus
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    tickle Posts: 23,800, Reputation: 2674

    Nov 30, 2012, 05:39 AM
    If it goes in your bank account, yes, it can be garnished.
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    Nov 30, 2012, 05:50 AM
    It depends on how its paid out. It is certainly possible that your payroll department will include it under the garnishment. Ask them.

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