What Can Be Deducted From My Wages?

Legal deductions include required state and federal withholdings, any items ordered by a court, and documented payroll advances. Nothing else may be deducted without the employee's specific written authorization.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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