Nevada Public Financial Administration

Sec. § 353C.171
Withholding of income: State Controller authorized to require employer to withhold income to satisfy judgment; notice to person against whom judgment was entered explaining options to preclude withholding; effect of compliance with options.


1.

If an agency or the State Controller obtains a judgment against a person for a debt owed to an agency that has been assigned to the State Controller for collection pursuant to NRS 353C.195, the State Controller may, in addition to any other manner of executing the judgment provided by law, require each employer of the person to withhold income from the person’s wages and pay it over to the State Controller in accordance with the provisions of NRS 353C.171 to 353C.179, inclusive.

2.

Before the State Controller may require an employer of a person to withhold income from the person’s wages and pay it over to the State Controller, the State Controller shall provide to the person a notice, sent by certified mail to the person’s last known address, explaining that if the person does not:

(a)

Enter into an agreement with the State Controller pursuant to NRS 353C.130 to provide for the payment of the debt, and any penalty and interest, on an installment basis; or

(b)

Pay the debt in full, including, without limitation, any penalty and interest,
Ê within 15 days after the date on which the notice is postmarked, the State Controller will require each employer of the person to withhold income from the person’s wages and turn it over to the State Controller in accordance with NRS 353C.171 to 353C.179, inclusive.

3.

If, within 15 days after the date on which the notice required pursuant to subsection 2 is postmarked, a person complies with the provisions of paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection 2, the State Controller may not require any employer of the person to withhold income from the person’s wages.
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Feb. 5, 2021