Garnishment and set-offs

Garnishments and set-offs are deductions mandated by the Department of Justice or the Canada Revenue Agency.

Reference: Common Human Resources Business Process 4.01.06


Upon receipt of notice from the Pay Centre:

Pay Centre

Upon receipt of notice of any garnishments from the Department of Justice and notice of any set-offs from Canada Revenue Agency:

Note:  There is no notification sent to finance related to statutory set-offs details.

Note:  The amounts withheld for a garnishment will be automatically calculated by Phoenix.

Important:  Canada Revenue Agency will first provide this notice to compensation sector who in turn will provide this to the Pay Centre. 

If the employee is separating from the public service, transferring to another department within the public service or taking a leave:

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