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    • nikkirr
    • By nikkirr 19th May 17, 5:59 PM
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    Child Maintenance
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    • 19th May 17, 5:59 PM
    Child Maintenance 19th May 17 at 5:59 PM
    Is child benefit and child maintenance included in my earningsfor bankruptcy? All the calculators ive done include it but this is for the kids not me, how does that work
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  • National Debtline
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    • 19th May 17, 6:38 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 6:38 PM
    Hi nikkirr

    You must include child benefit and child maintenance as income on your bankruptcy application. Don’t worry though, you will also be listing your outgoings including the money that you spend on your children. Hope this helps.

    Susie
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    We work as money advisers for National Debtline and have specific permission from MSE to post to try to help those in debt. Read more information on National Debtline in MSE's Debt Problems: What to do and where to get help guide. If you find you're struggling with debt and need further help try our online advice tool My Money Steps
    • nikkirr
    • By nikkirr 19th May 17, 8:08 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 8:08 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 8:08 PM
    Ok so if they do swimming lessons and dance class am i able to list those as they are paid out of csa payment
    • luvchocolate
    • By luvchocolate 20th May 17, 7:11 AM
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    • 20th May 17, 7:11 AM
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    • 20th May 17, 7:11 AM
    Yes list them, list all your expenses. The O.R will go through your S.O.A and discuss with you.
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