can government take money out your checking account for student loans?

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  • di
    Lv 4
    4 weeks ago

    The Federal Government can, in due course of the collection of defaulted student loans, garnish your wages, confiscate your federal tax returns. YOU can set up automatic payments on student loans that are deducted from your bank account, but usually it's just the IRS that can grab your bank account with no prior notice.

  • nancy
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Yes. You can set up automatic payments from any bank account. If you're referring to their taking money from you involuntarily, then yes, they can do that, too---but only if your loans have been in default for awhile and they have a judgment against you.

  • R K
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    yes.............

  • Brian
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    No. You should sue them.

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  • .
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    You can set up auto-payment, but the government can't garnish wages or tax returns without a court order.

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