Setup Special Circumstances
An agency may receive a court order to garnish an employee’s wages to enforce a spousal maintenance order as authorized by Texas Family Code, Sections 8.001, 8.054-061, 8.101 and 8.102(b).
A maintenance order is an award in a suit for dissolution of a marriage of periodic payments from the future income of one spouse for the support of the other spouse.
Set up a new mail code based on the instructions provided in the court order. The SIC Code assigned for the spousal maintenance mail code is 9938.
- Garnishments for Spousal Maintenance in the Texas Payroll/Personnel Resource
- Chapter 9 “Deductions: H0ZUC, HNYU9 – Non-Combined Spousal Maintenance Deductions (20)” in the USPS Process Guide (FPP R.017)
- SPRS Deduction Code Table