Deciding what collection option is right for you

Decide what collection option is right for you.

If you’re unsure whether Private Collect or Child Support Collect is the best choice, you can compare your child support collection options.

If your choice doesn’t work out, you can contact us to discuss other payment options. The person receiving child support must agree before we can change the collection method.

Child support and your Family Tax Benefit Part A

Child support payments and Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A are closely linked. Child support you receive may affect the amount of FTB you receive.

The way you choose to collect your child support payments can also affect how we work out your FTB. It’s important to consider the impact of your choice on your FTB.

Read more about FTB and child support

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