20 CFR 422.402 - What special definitions apply to this subpart?

§ 422.402 What special definitions apply to this subpart?

(a)Administrative wage garnishment is a process whereby we order your employer to withhold a certain amount from your disposable pay and send the withheld amount to us. The law requires your employer to comply with our garnishment order.

(b)Debt means any amount of money or property that we determine is owed to the United States and that arises from a program that we administer or an activity that we perform. These debts include program overpayments made under title II or title XVI of the Social Security Act and any other debt that meets the definition of “claim” or “debt” at 31 U.S.C. 3701(b).

(c)Disposable pay means that part of your total compensation (including, but not limited to, salary or wages, bonuses, commissions, and vacation pay) from your employer after deduction of health insurance premiums and amounts withheld as required by law. Amounts withheld as required by law include such things as Federal, State and local taxes but do not include amounts withheld under court order.

(d)We, our, or us means the Social Security Administration.

(e)You means an individual who owes a debt to the United States within the scope of this subpart.

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Title 20 published on 20-Dec-2017 04:12

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 20 CFR Part 422 after this date.

  • 2015-10-14; vol. 80 # 198 - Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    1. 80 FR 61733 - Collection of Administrative Debts
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      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective November 13, 2015.
      20 CFR Parts 422