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Garnishments Policy


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Policy Statement 

This policy follows the University System of Georgia (USG) Business Procedures Manual except where identified in the section labelled UGA Procedures below. All employees should adhere to the full Business Procedures Manual in addition to the UGA Procedures.  

Refer to the USG Business Procedures Manual regarding Garnishments. 

UGA Procedures 

Record Retention 

This series provides a record of payroll checks issued. This series includes lists in check number order that show the check amount, employee name, and social security number. 

Record CopySupporting documentation for garnishments should be retained by the SSC in accordance with the USG records retention requirements. 

Retention:  5 years after resolution 

Citation or Reference:  Garnishment Records 0472-04-020) 

Related information 

SOP_PAY_019 Garnishment Processing 


Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration 

Responsible University Administrator:  Associate Vice President for Finance Division 

Policy OwnerPayroll 

Policy Contact: Debbie Kuppersmith 

Phone Number: 706-542-6931 

Date Issued: 04/12/2021

Last Reviewed/Updated: