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    • platypuskn
    • By platypuskn 19th Jun 19, 8:12 PM
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    Child maintenance variation form
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    • 19th Jun 19, 8:12 PM
    Child maintenance variation form 19th Jun 19 at 8:12 PM
    Help - has anyone ever successfully done a CMS child maintenance form?

    My ex runs his own ltd company, has a second home and yet pays based upon earning minimum wage. I asked for a variation a couple of months ago and explained the situation in writing, and they have finally sent me a form to fill in. I was expecting them to check his tax returns on HMRC and now I'm bemused.

    I don't know what he earns in terms of dividends, and it seems crazy to guess. They also ask things like if he diverts money, and give examples like overpaying to a pension and keeping money in a business account. But I don't know what counts as overpaying to a pension - he used to pay 300 a month which is a lot given he currently only gives 130 a month for two children, but maybe its not legally seen as 'overpaying'. I have no idea what is in his business bank account.

    Any tips on how on earth to fill in the form??
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