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March 13, 2010
Employers and the Tax Levy Form

In a BLR webinar presentation entitled ‘Payroll: How to Legally Handle Tax Levies and Garnishments’, Attorneys Clint Robison and Amy Jensen explain that when a person receives a tax levy, usually their employer will get a document from the Department of the Treasury, specifically the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This document is known as Form 668W Notice of Levy on Wages, Salary, and Other Income. The form can be found online and it provides a lot of information such as:

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  • identifying the tax payer i.e. the employee
  • the kind of tax being referred to
  • the period of the tax
  • the unpaid balance of the assessment
  • the total amount that is due in addition to any interest and penalties

Clint Robinson and Amy Jensen are lawyers with Hinshaw & Culbertson, one of the largest and oldest law firms in the country. Clint Robinson can be reached at

Amy Jensen is a senior employment attorney in the firm's Los Angeles Office, who provides counseling and litigation services to a variety of companies, including restaurants, retail, manufacturing, and financial companies. Amy Jensen can be reached at More information about the law firm can be located at

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