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Work out the child support you might pay or receive

The child support formula looks at the income and certain living circumstances of both parents when working out child support.

The formula takes into account:

  • both parents income
  • the cost of raising a child
  • a parent's other children, and
  • recognised care.

The child support you pay or receive may affect your Working for Families Tax Credits (WfFTC) entitlement.

Find out more about Working for Families Tax Credits

Use our calculators

There are two calculators available to help you work out what you might pay or receive under the formula: