If you need child support or expect to pay child support, there are a few things you should know when you fill out your child support worksheet components.
This article covers the four main components of the child support worksheet.
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CHILD SUPPORT WORKSHEET COMPONENTS
FIRST – EACH PARTY’S INCOME
SECOND – NUMBER OF OVERNIGHTS WITH CHILDREN
If the parties have 50/50 parenting time, each party will have approximately 182.5 overnights with the minor children.
THIRD – HEALTH INSURANCE
Which ever party pays for the children’s health insurance will get credit for this on the child support worksheet.
FOURTH – DAYCARE
If a party has daycare expenses for the children due to their work or their school, they will get credit for paying this childcare on a child support worksheet.