Garnishment of wages

If you fail to pay the original assessment or any of the overdue payment recovery letters issued to you (including the notice of intent to garnish wages (vooraankondiging loonvordering)), the RBG can resort to garnishment of a part of your salary. Below you will find the most commonly asked questions about the garnishment of wages.

I’ve received a letter about garnishment of wages, but I’ve already paid my assessment – what do I do?
Why is the RBG going to garnish my salary/benefits?
Will the RBG immediately garnish my wages/benefits?
What will happen if I don’t respond to the letter requesting information for income garnishment?
Is the employer/support agency required to cooperate with the income garnishment process?
What portion of my income will be garnished, what is a beslagvrije voet?
How do I calculate the non-garnishable portion?
I’ve received a notice of intent to garnish my wages. Can I still make an arrangement to pay in instalments?
My wages are already being garnished – what should I do?
When will the first instance of garnishment of my wages/support benefits take place?
As the person’s employer, what portion of their salary do I have to transfer to the RBG?