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North Dakota Deductions from Pay: What you need to know

Employers must withhold all amounts required by state and federal law. Cash advances paid to an employee, other than undocumented cash payments, may be deducted. Deduction of individual items authorized in writing by the employee is also permitted (ND Cent. Code Sec. 34-14-04.1).
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The reasonable cost of board, lodging, and other facilities furnished by the employer may be deducted from wages, as long as there is a written agreement and the employee voluntarily accepts the facilities. However, this deduction is limited if it reduces the employee's earnings below the minimum wage (ND Admin. Code Sec. 46-02-07-02).
An employer may deduct $3 per month from an employee's paycheck to cover its administrative costs for withholding child support from the employee's wages pursuant to a court order (ND Cent. Code Sec. 14-09-09.6).
Employers may not require employees or applicants to pay the cost of required medical examinations or of furnishing required medical records (ND Cent. Code Sec. 34-01-15).
Wage assignment differs from garnishment in that assignment is voluntary, garnishment involuntary. There is more information on garnishment laws.
North Dakota prohibits many types of wage assignments. For example, assignments are prohibited in retail installment sales (ND Cent. Code Sec. 51-13-02.1).
An employer may establish a dress code and/or require employees to wear uniforms. If not providing free uniforms, an employer can require an employee to purchase uniforms (either through a deduction from the employee's pay or by billing the employee) provided that the cost does not bring the employee's wage below the hourly minimum ...

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