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Last Updated: 7/26/2017

Third-Party Levy

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​If a third party owes money to a customer, we can levy that money to pay the debt owed.

A third-party levy is a one-time levy requiring 100 percent of any payment due to the customer be sent directly to the department. The third-party must send us the funds within 30 days of receiving the levy notice.  

Exemption Claim

There are some exemptions from third-party levies. (See Minnesota Statutes, section 550.37.)

Levy Release

We will release a third-party levy if you can prove one of the following:

  • Funds owed are exempt.

  • You no longer have a business relationship with the payer.

  • You file bankruptcy.