How long does a company have to request that you repay over payments they made to you?

Asked on December 17, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, Kentucky


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

How long they have is defined by the statute of limitations, or how long you have to bring a lawsuit to get the money, if it's not voluntarily repaid. In your state, for a claim like this, that is 5 years; therefore, they can seek the money from you any time up to 5 years after the overpayment.

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