Daily Archives: November 4, 2015

Ask HR: Terminated with loan balanced owed. Can I collect?

Dear HR, I recently terminated an employee. I personally loaned the employee $500, of which $300 is still owed. Can I┬ádeduct the balance owed from the final paycheck? Answer: An Employer may make a deduction from a final paycheck for a cash loan to an employee ONLY IF the employee has voluntarily signed a loan agreement, and the loan was for the employee’s sole benefit. The deduction may not exceed 25{0c2d428c3cefef4a77c472786cabf3d957ca1c1fde265c02f19cd1ec2d7db907} of the employee’s disposable […]