My exe and u split up almost 2 years ago and hes been out of the picture, my daughter is 2 1/2 and doesnt him from adam. He went to court and got a default judgement filed against me makin him legal father, without a dna tedt even though im not for sure he is her dad. In th journal entry they sent it says he gets to claim her all even years starting with this year even though hes done nothing for hrr all year, but then ob the child support worksheet, it says adjustment for income tax or sonething like that. He also put that i make 1200 a month and i dont even make half that, it isnt fair that hes only paying 400 a month and every other year hell get all that right back
You need to hire a competent family law attorney to help you work out this problem. The rules on who can claim the child tax credit are explained by the IRS at http://www.irs.gov/uac/Ten-Facts-about-the-Child-Tax-Credit. So even though the court orders one parent to claim the credit, that parent may not qualify.
Under the Kansas Child Support Guidelines, each parent is entitled to half of the tax value of each minor child. The Guidelines believe this is best done by alternating claiming the child for income tax purposes. In the event that the parties cannot agree to alternate the claiming of the minor child, one party may claim the child every year while the other gets the Income Tax Adjustment to their monthly child support obligation to reflect their lost tax value.
While it is erroneous under the Guidelines to mandate alternating the claiming of the minor child and award a party an Income Tax Adjustment, this sort of thing happens when you put yourself into a position where default judgment can be entered against you. As you seem rather upset with your child support situation, you would be best served by contacting a local attorney to investigate filing a Motion to Modify Child Support to address your concerns.
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I agree with Mr. Velez. You need to modify the order if it is incorrect. However, as to your income, all parties are presumed to be capable of making at least minimum wage. That's why you should have been "imputed" at $1257/month.
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