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Asked on: 5/15/08, 9:38 pm

social sucurity

If you owe a outstanding bill to the gas company. Can they deduct it from your social sucurity? My mother says they can. I say they can't.

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Answered on: 5/16/08, 10:10 am by Dennis Harmon

Re: social sucurity

No. The gas company cannot garnish a federal social security check. However, if it gets a judgment against you in a court action, it can garnish your checking account where you deposit the check.

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