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Child Support Legislative Changes from 2006

Discussion related to Child Support matters arising from the new legislation
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csa objection decision

Astrogirl 7 2,334
ocf_emoticons/depressed Preview Comparison of Child Support Schemes in sele…

The Secretariat to the Ministerial Taskforce on Child Support has published a comparison of Child Support Schemes in selected countries. This extensive document covers an overview of how child support schemes operate in the UK, Canada, and NZ because they

Secretary SPCA 2 2,776
Preview CSA charges for amounts not earned

How can CSA take money when clearly you haven't earned it?

Lesley 11 10,992
Preview Pre Section 58

Tax Income Change of Care

EMW1965 2 4,482
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Adjustable Income

A parents share of the parents combined child support income indicates the share of the costs of the child they are responsible to meet. The following are forms of tax free income accepted as forms of income for 'adjustable income' purposes.

Theodor 3 6,090
Preview 2011 Budget - Child Support compliance meas…

This measure changes the use of default incomes in child support assessments. A new and more accurate default income arrangement will be introduced in cases where a child support customer has not lodged a tax return. The new default income uses a parent's

MikeT 1 1,744
Preview WA Cases now to be treated the same way as… MikeT 1 2,100
ocf_emoticons/nerd Preview CSA Self Support Amount Poll

Why is it not linked to taxable income?

damo73 7 2,567
Preview 2011 Child Support Core Amounts MikeT 1 1,854
Preview Alert on Incorrect CSA treatment of Transit… Mikec 9 3,134
Preview What is acceptable income deviation and CSA…

Assessments, income deviation

Roams 4 3,777
Preview Maintenance Payments - New Relationship

Child Maintenance question

Shazcam9 3 1,400
Preview 'Child support' overhaul leaves single mums…

About 61 per cent of "paying parents" (aka Fathers) are now paying more child support.

matrix 4 3,606
ocf_emoticons/sick Preview CSA and SSAT ruling on day time care of Chi…

What is the current ruling for care of children during the day?

Lightone 6 1,618
Preview Topic #4808 (no title)

Government working on a "whole series" of long term changes

Secretary SPCA 4 2,328
Preview 2010 Child support amounts MikeT 2 3,075
Preview Do the new CSA Guidelines encourage tax eva… Monash 5 2,118
Preview A bug in the CS formula? MikeT 4 2,265
Preview Changes to Tax legislation to report Salary…
MikeT 42 16,158
Preview The CSA want's your story MikeT 7 2,330
ocf_emoticons/dry Preview Care levels amended

Has anyone been in a situation where a parents care level has dropped below 35%. Change of care bands

acacia 2 1,842
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Advanced Child Support Calculator up and ru…

The Advanced Child Support Calculator is now up and running again.

MikeT 1 1,062
ocf_emoticons/cry Preview Can child support touch your superanuation…

I was recentley sacked from work now my ex is going the capacity to earn. Her new partner actually works for child support Agency.

harley622bq 14 3,075
ocf_emoticons/confused Preview Non-blended family vs blended family

A "non-blended family" can not get the neighbour or someone to pay extra into their income supplement, so why should a "blended family" under CSA legsilation?

Secretary SPCA 2 1,624
Preview Spring Act 2008 MikeT 10 2,857
Preview Re-Designed Assesment Notification Letter MikeT 2 1,194
Preview Inquiry into Proposed Amendments to the Chi… MikeT 4 1,780
Preview Your Child Support Assessment explained MikeT 1 744
Preview New Child Support Care Estimator MikeT 1 582
ocf_emoticons/nerd Preview Daytime care policy

A daytime care policy is being formulated

Secretary SPCA 3 866
ocf_emoticons/blink Preview How to prove advance payment? LilsMum 10 1,602
Preview Gender Mix at CSA greebo 16 2,381
Preview Non parent carer Yoda 7 1,179
ocf_emoticons/blink Preview Change in care arrangements

Where a payer has a band of care and expects to go into another band of care there are particular rules to be applied before a new care band is applied

Secretary SPCA 12 1,962
Preview Topic #2212 (no title) MikeT 2 898
ocf_emoticons/whistle Preview Topic #2089 (no title)

Was under the impression that they would calculate care on hours too after June!

Bigred 19 2,892
ocf_emoticons/devil Preview Child support reform: Mums fuming Closed

The biggest overhaul of the nation's child support system in 20 years is just months away - and women's groups are fuming.

dad4life 23 4,458
Preview Change of Assessment (COA) information needed

In preparation for the COA agenda item at the FACSIA meeting on Monday in Parliament House, could you consider the following questions in preparation for some small group work that we will undertake at the meeting to define the issues associated with the

Secretary SPCA 16 2,171
Preview CSA allows "Out of time" Objections BriarRose 6 1,176
Preview Child Support: Parents split as they do the…

The changes are an improvement. The old system became a motivator for people to seek or oppose children spending more or less time with the other spouse.

matrix 35 5,121

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