Gather your information
For you and any other carers, you'll need to know the nights each person usually cares for the child or children.
You'll be able to select your nights of care during the week and if this happens every:
- 2nd week
- 3rd week
- 4th week.
You'll need to know the start date for this pattern of care.
Use the calculator
If the care arrangement is different for each child, you'll need to do separate calculations.
Click 'Show nights' before adding another carer's information.
Work out how many nights per year a child is in your care.Go to this tool
Find out the nights per year for each carer
Once you've entered the information for each carer, click 'Calculate'. For each carer, you'll see their:
- total nights per year
- percentage of nights per year.
What happens next
You'll need this information if you're:
- applying for a formula assessment
- working out how much child support you might pay or receive.