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Trying to use the child support calculators on this site seem to be wrong???

I tried to use it but i have 100% care of Child#1 0% care of child#2 (breach of orders should be 77%) Child#2 lives with a non-parent 77% ex remainder But no amount comes up in the multi case or dependant child.  Is this right?

According to the calculator to afford to care for my remaining child I'll have to declare bankruptcy. What's more insulting is the estimate says I'll have to pay more CS than the ex has ever paid in the 5yrs total since the start of this mess and I'm still paying debts from the marriage!  The ex pays nothing.

Do they take into account the extra child care? (from 1day pf + half holidays increased to 5d pw + all holidays)
My understanding was that if you had orders the C$ was supposed to be based on those orders not the breach situation, that is your payments should be claculated as if the 77% care was happening.

Wiser heads will advise on that one.
Silas Stingy said
My understanding was that if you had orders the C$ was supposed to be based on those orders not the breach situation, that is your payments should be claculated as if the 77% care was happening.

Wiser heads will advise on that one.
 
CSA payments are based on your orders. However, it is best to commence legal action against the ex to 'convince' the CSA that there is a breach of orders and not just a unilateral adjustment of the orders. The CSA can tend to be a bit one eyed on this this - all depends on your sex.

Write (do not phone) to the CSA and inform them that there is a breach but you are required to go through mediation before you can commence legal action. CSA tend not to know about family law.

Executive Member of SRL-Resources, the Family Law People on the site (Look for the Avatars).   Be mindful what you post in the public areas. 
Burnt said
Trying to use the child support calculators on this site seem to be wrong???

I tried to use it but i have 100% care of Child#1 0% care of child#2 (breach of orders should be 77%) Child#2 lives with a non-parent 77% ex remainder But no amount comes up in the multi case or dependant child.  Is this right?

According to the calculator to afford to care for my remaining child I'll have to declare bankruptcy. What's more insulting is the estimate says I'll have to pay more CS than the ex has ever paid in the 5yrs total since the start of this mess and I'm still paying debts from the marriage!  The ex pays nothing.

Do they take into account the extra child care? (from 1day pf + half holidays increased to 5d pw + all holidays)

Burnt this does not appear to be a multi-case scenario. It's a 2 child case with child 2's CS being distributed between the two carers.

If you as Parent 1 has a taxable income of $50,000 and the ex $25,000 then the annual CS would total $2978 of which $227.56 would go to the other parent and $2750.44 would go to the non-parent carer (assuming the children are under 13 and assessment starts in 2010).

You may have input the data incorrectly, you would need to have 3 adults ( A1 as you, A2 as the other parent  and A3 as the non-parent carer).

You need to have 2 children:

for the 1st child C1, adult A1 should be a parent with 365 nights care (100%), A2 as parent with 0 nights care, and A3 as other with 0 nights care.
for the 2nd child C2, adult A1 should be a parent with 0 nights care, A2 as a parent with 122 nights care (33%), and A3 as non-parent carer with 243 nights care.

Note A3's income is irrelevant.

This is using the advanced calculator and the following is a screen print (note that the non-parent carer's income is not 0, this was done just to show that it doesn't change the outcome, it should really be 0).

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