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If I took my 25% tax free pension now (57yo)does it affect my Child Maintenance payments e.g will they go up?
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If the lump sum is over 31250 the receiving parent can request a variation to assess the sum for 8% notional income against which their usual % 12 16 or 20 would be due.
If you draw the pension it is now income and will be assessed for cms.
So yes your cms payment could go up.