Can an Employer Hold Your Last Paycheck?

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It all depends on what state you live in, but most employers can not withhold your last paycheck. However, they can deduct money from your paycheck if you have equipment that you have not returned.
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An employer cannot hold ones last paycheck if the former employee has cleared with the employer and returned all equipments or debts owed to them. One should also review his or her terms of employment to identify the procedure for clearance.
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