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    • Thinkthin
    • By Thinkthin 9th Sep 17, 9:28 PM
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    Child Maintenance
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    • 9th Sep 17, 9:28 PM
    Child Maintenance 9th Sep 17 at 9:28 PM
    Advice please on child maintenance.

    A regular payment has been set up by my ex to help with the costs of the children.

    I just want to know if my wages get taken into account as the calculator seems to just enable you to add my ex's wages.

    I'm on £17,250 and he's on £85,000 a year plus a military pension of £1400 a month. This obviously puts him in the higher bracket for tax but should the calculations be before tax?
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    • Sambella
    • By Sambella 9th Sep 17, 9:45 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 9:45 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 9:45 PM
    No. Your income is not counted.

    His gross income is used not income after tax.
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