Tex. Fam. Code Section 101.011

“Earnings” means a payment to or due an individual, regardless of source and how denominated. The term includes a periodic or lump-sum payment for:


wages, salary, compensation received as an independent contractor, overtime pay, severance pay, commission, bonus, and interest income;


payments made under a pension, an annuity, workers’ compensation, and a disability or retirement program;


unemployment benefits;


compensation from a transportation network company as defined by Section 2402.001 (Definitions), Occupations Code; and


compensation from a person that operates a technology platform used to make deliveries to customers.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, Sec. 1, eff. April 20, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 911, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 446 (H.B. 458), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 101.011 — Earnings, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/FA/htm/FA.­101.­htm#101.­011 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 101.011’s source at texas​.gov