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Child support
Turuki Tamariki

Child support annual adjustments

Certain parts of the formula are updated each year (living allowances, child expenditure, minimum rate and inflation factor). You can see the amount for this year and previous years below.

1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 (new rules)

Living allowance $17,687.00
Living allowance if receiving supported living payments $20,449.00
Minimum rate of child support (annually) $892.00
Inflation factor 0.8%

Living allowances from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 (current rules)

Single person with no dependents $15,058.00
Married or with a civil union or de facto partner and with no dependent children $20,474.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with one child living with the paying parent $28,946.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with two children living with the paying parent $32,004.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with three children living with the paying parent $35,061.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with four or more children living with the paying parent $38,119.00

Living allowances from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014

Single person with no dependents $14,960.00
Married or with a civil union or de facto partner and with no dependent children $20,343.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with one child living with the paying parent $28,734.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with two children living with the paying parent $31,743.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with three children living with the paying parent $34,753.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with four or more children living with the paying parent $37,762.00

Living allowances from 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013

Single person with no dependents $14,679.00
Married or with a civil union or de facto partner and with no dependent children $19,969.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with one child living with the paying parent $28,240.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with two children living with the paying parent $31,222.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with three children living with the paying parent $34,205.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with four or more children living with the paying parent $37,187.00

Living allowances from 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012

Single person with no dependents $14,281.00
Married or with a civil union or de facto partner and with no dependent children $19,490.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with one child living with the paying parent $27,628.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with two children living with the paying parent $30,558.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with three children living with the paying parent $33,487.00
Single, married or with a civil union or de facto partner, with four or more children living with the paying parent $36,417.00

 


Date published: 02 Feb 2015

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