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Minimum annual rate of child support

Generally, payers who have a low Adjusted Taxable Income are only required to pay the Minimum Annual Rate of child support.

In 2014 the minimum rate is $399 per annum. This rate increases each year in line with increases in the consumer price index. If the payer has more than one family, the minimum rate is payable to each family (up to a maximum of three cases).

The Minimum Annual Rate is not payable if the paying parent has at least Regular Care of the child/ren (52-127 nights per year).

Minimum annual rate of child support  :  Last Revised: Mon Oct 27th 2014
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