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I wish to know what percentage you can be garnished

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I wish to know what percentage you can be garnished for credit card debt in Ontario. Is it off the gross pay or net pay.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 6 months ago.
Do they have a judgment against you?If not they cannot garnish a thing.If they do they can garnish up to 20% of each paycheque until the amount is paid off.It is off net pay in most cases.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for your response you were very helpful
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 6 months ago.
You are very welcome. Also, you may read that they can garnish up to 50% online. Those sites are wrong or at least not clear. The 50% only applies to spousal or child support. That is the one exception to the main rule of 20%.I hope this works out. If we are done please rate me now so that I can receive credit for my work.

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