Gwinnett, GA asked in Consumer Law for Georgia

Q: Can a collector garnish tax refund when its pending in my bank acct. my wife owes the debt but shes a h/maker w/o income

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  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Cary, NC
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: There is no tax intercept unless the debt is for child support or something like that. However, I hope that if your wife owes the debt, that your wife does not have a bank account in her name or jointly with you if the collector has a judgment against you.

Since your wife is a homemaker without income she should have no assets for as long as she has outstanding debts.

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