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How is child support calculated/

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Is child support 17% of total income or 17 % of the income after taxes

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  1. I'm licensed in California although each state computes child support as a mathematical computation based on several factors. If you want a sense of what your child support will be, the law library or a consultation with an attorney licensed in your state would help.


  2. Income is defined as "gross income as was or should have been reported on the most recent federal income tax return" minus deductions for social security and New York City and Yonkers income taxes.

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  3. I am sorry to hear about your situation.

    Go to: https://newyorkchildsupport.com/dcse/child_support_standards.html

    You should contact an attorney to discuss your questions.

    I wish you the best of luck.

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