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The Consumer Credit Protection Act puts a federal limit on the amount your wages can be garnished.
The maximum amount that can be garnished from your paycheck is the lower of the following:
These limits don't apply to garnishments for unpaid tax debts, bankruptcy court orders, child or spousal support, or voluntary wage assignments.
For child and spousal support payments, up to 50% can be garnished if you have another child or spouse to support. Otherwise, you could be garnished up to 60%. If you have to pay more than 12 weeks of back payments, you could be garnished an additional 5%.
Federal agencies can garnish up to 15% and the Department of Education can garnish 10%.
Also check for your state laws here they may supercede federal law..