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Would overtime count when calculating maintenance payments and if it does what happens if overtime stops

Topic starter Posted : 29/01/2015 1:15 am
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Hello tonyshotter

The Child Maintenance Service would take all gross income into account when calculating maintenance. They have a certain way of calculating payments and rules which apply if circumstances change. You can view detailed information about how they work out maintenance payments here,

Of course, if you set up your own agreement, a family-based arrangement, there are no set rules to follow. This type of arrangement can include anything that you both agree to.

If you would like information about the family-based arrangement, the other available options and a more personalised service, you can contact Child Maintenance Options directly,

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have a web application, ‘Sorting out separation’. It aims to make it much easier for separating and separated parents (and childless couples) to find the support they need, when and where they need it, and encourages them to collaborate on a range of issues. The link is



Posted : 29/01/2015 5:28 pm

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