Child Support and your business

Information for employers required to make deductions of child support on behalf of a paying parent or allied professional involved in child support matters.

Employers

We provide child support information for employers who are involved in the collection of child support.

Child Support Business Online Services provide you with a secure, faster, easier way to manage employee child support deductions.

You are legally required to deduct child support payments from your employees and sub-contractors’ salaries or wages if we ask you to.

If your business is in administration or liquidation and you have an outstanding child support debt, you should tell us whether your debt is likely to be paid.

Legal Professionals

We provide child support information for legal professionals who may be asked for advice in child support matters.

Medical Professionals

We provide child support information for medical professionals who may be asked to provide a statement of evidence about the wellbeing of a parent involved in a child support arrangement.

Page last updated: 5 February 2016

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