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2013 State Direct Deposit/Paycard Laws

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in Office Management,Payroll Management

State laws usually require that employees voluntarily participate in direct deposit or paycard programs. States may also allow paycard vendors to charge em­ployees fees, beginning with the second transaction. The chart below summarizes the states’ direct deposit/paycard rules. “Mandatory” means that a state allows you to make e-payment a condition of employment, if you choose. States that don’t have laws aren’t included. In all cases, contact your state labor department for the full story.

Alaska

Direct Deposit: Voluntary

Paycards: No law

 

Arizona

Direct Deposit: Voluntary; employees get 1 free withdrawal, pay statement

Paycards: May be mandatory; alternative to direct deposit; employees get free access to full pay; disclosure required

 

Arkansas

Direct Deposit: Voluntary; employees opt out in writing

Paycards: No law

 

California

Direct Deposit: Voluntary; employees pick in-state bank

Paycards: Voluntary; employees get ...(register to read more)

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Anke Powell June 3, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Would there be information for Alabama? Thank you.

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