Question: How are bonuses or commissions dealt with if your wages are being garnished? Are they subject to a large percentage than regular wages? (20% of gross wages after required deductions).
Answer: Under the Ontario Wages Act a normal creditor (not the government or child support) can garnishee up to 20% of your gross wages. Generally bonuses and commissions are treated the same.
If you have a garnishment against you, or expect that your wages may be garnisheed, please see this article on how to stop a wage garnishment for more information.