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How does the CSA view disbursing assets to child with Trust (in addition to child support payments)

I'm a father and I pay child support. My partner and I have an entity structure which includes Family Trust, we run a business through this. I have one specific scenario:
 
  1. The Trust purchases a car for the child (say $30k)
  2. (Note - it is not a child support payment - it's additional)
  3. As a result, my income is $30k less that year, and in the subsequent year, my child support payments are lowered
Question: If the CSA investigates this (as a result of a COA?) do they consider this to be alienating income, and therefore judge that it should be included in my income, for purposes of assessment?
 

Last edit: by russellstreet

In short they may or they may not. e.g.
The CS Guide - 2.6.14 Reason 8 - a Parent's Income, Property, Financial Resources, or Earning Capacity - Alienation of income & a 'corporate veil' said
The ATO has a published view in respect of the taxation consequences of arrangements that seek to alienate a person's taxable income. The ATO may make decisions concerning these arrangements for the purposes of taxation legislation and may have regard to the principles outlined in their publications. The Registrar may consider these principles in deciding whether such arrangements exist but can make a different decision about how they should be treated for the purposes of the child support legislation.
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The CS Guide - 2.6.14 Reason 8 - a Parent's Income, Property, Financial Resources, or Earning Capacity - Alienation of income & a 'corporate veil'

Oh great, so basically any bias held on behalf of the agency will carry into decisions. I never imagined how stupid this all is.
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