Child Support Guide Updates - 2018

20 September 2018 (v4.35)

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2.6.14 Reason 8 - a Parent's Income, Property, Financial Resources, or Earning Capacity Updated reportable superannuation contributions example.
2.6.17 Would a Change Be Just & Equitable Added details about assessment of National Redress Scheme payments.
5.2.9 Collection from Third Parties Added details about inalienability of National Redress Scheme payments.
6.4.1 Subpoenas & Notices to Produce Documents Updated Act references.

13 August 2018 (v4.34)

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1.4.3 Application of the CSA Act to WA Ex-nuptial Cases Clarified policy.
1.5.2 International Agreements & Conventions Updated terminology.
2.2.2 Care Determinations & Changes in Care Clarified policy.
2.7.1 What Is a Child Support Agreement? Clarified policy.
2.10.3 Terminating Events Clarified examples.
3.2.1 Periodic Amounts Payable to the Payee Updated terminology.
3.4.3 CPI Indexation for Cost of Living Added March and June 2018 CPI figures.
5.1.3 Date a Liability First Becomes Enforceable Updated terminology.
5.2.5 Collection from Social Security Pensions & Benefits Clarified policy.
5.2.6 Collection from Family Tax Benefit Clarified policy.
5.2.7 Collection from Veterans' Pensions & Allowances Clarified policy.
5.3.4 Reduction of Debts when Other Debts Paid Back Clarified policy.
5.5.1 Child Support Account Clarified policy.
5.5.2 Entitlement to Payment & Disbursement Cycle Clarified policy.

2 July 2018 (v4.33)

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1.2.1 Amendments to the CSRC Act Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.2.2 Amendments to the CSA Act Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.4.2 Application of the CSRC Act to WA Ex-nuptial Cases Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.4.3 Application of the CSA Act to WA Ex-nuptial Cases Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.2.2 Care Determinations & Changes in Care Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.2.3 Below Regular Care Determinations Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.2.4 Disputed Care Arrangements Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.3.2 When Do Child Support Periods Start? Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.4.2 Formula Tables & Values Added 2017 average weekly earnings (AWE) value.
2.4.4.10 Adjusted Taxable Income Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.4.4.30 Amended Tax Assessments Updated to reflect legislative changes.
2.4.4.60 New Information about Adjustable Taxable Income Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.5.1 Income Estimates for a Year of Income Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.5.5 Application to Have an Assessment Continue Past a Child's 18th Birthday Added information about suspension determination.
2.6.12 Reason 6 - High Costs of Child Care Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.7.1 What is a Child Support Agreement? Updated to reflect legislative changes.
2.7.4 Effect of a Child Support Agreement Once Accepted by the Registrar (Other than Lump Sum Payment Provisions) Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.7.5 Changing or Terminating a Child Support Agreement Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.7.6 Suspending a Child Support Agreement New page.
2.9.4 Recovery of Child Support Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.9.5 Amending Assessments Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.10.2 Electing to End an Assessment Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.10.3 Terminating Events Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.10.4 Suspension of Liability to Pay Child Support when There is a Change in Eligible Carer New page.
3.1.2 Recovery Orders Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.1.3 Decisions Made under the CSRC Act to Which a Person May Object Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.2 Applications & Orders about Decisions under the CSA Act Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.2 Payer Election to Pay DHS Directly Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.3 Collection from Salary or Wages Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.4 Employer Obligations for Collection from Salary or Wages Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.5 Collection from Social Security Pensions & Benefits Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.6 Collection from Family Tax Benefit Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.7 Collection from Veterans' Pensions & Allowances Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.8 Tax Refund Intercepts Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.9 Collection from Third Parties Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.10 Collection from Parental Leave Payments Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.11 Departure Prohibition Orders Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.3.1 Non-agency Payments Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.3.2 Offsetting Debts between Payees & Payers Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.3.4 Reduction of Debts when Other Debts Paid Back New page.
5.4.2 The Registrar's Power to Bring Proceedings Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.4.6 Setting Aside a Transaction Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.4.7 Payee's Right to Enforce Debt Via Court Proceedings Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.5.1 Child Support Account Updated to reflect legislative changes.
5.5.2 Entitlement to Payment & Disbursement Cycle Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.5.5 Overpayments Updated to reflect legislative changes.
5.7.1 Non-pursuit of Debt Updated to reflect legislative change.
6.3.3 Secrecy Provisions Updated to reflect legislative change.
6.7.4 Service & Evidence Updated to reflect legislative change.
6.8.2 Offences Involving a Failure to Comply with Notices Updated to reflect legislative change.
6.8.6 Secrecy Offences Updated to reflect legislative changes.

7 May 2018 (v4.32)

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2.1.3 Parentage Clarified policy.
6.3.2 Tax File Numbers & Taxation Information Clarified policy.

3 April 2018 (v4.31)

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1.2.1 Amendments to the CSRC Act Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
1.2.2 Amendments to the CSA Act Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
1.5.1 Australia's International Maintenance Arrangements Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
1.5.2 International Agreements & Conventions Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
1.6.3 Resident of a Reciprocating Jurisdiction Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.1.1 Applications for Assessment Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.1.2 Eligible Child Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.1.5 Deciding to Accept or Refuse an Application Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.4.2 Formula Tables & Values Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.4.4.10 Adjustable Taxable Income Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.4.4.30 Changes to Adjusted Taxable Income Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.4.4.50 Determination of Adjusted Taxable Income - before 01/07/2011 Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.4.4.60 New Information about Adjusted Taxable Income Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.4.12 The Minimum Annual Rate of Child Support Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.5.1 Income Estimates for a Year of Income Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.5.3 Application to Have the Fixed Annual Rate of Child Support Not Used Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.5.4 Application to Have the Minimum Annual Rate of Child Support Reduce to Nil Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.6.11 Reason 5 - Money, Goods or Property Received by the Child, the Payee or a Third Person Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.7.4 Effect of a Child Support Agreement Once Accepted by the Registrar (Other than Lump Sum Payment Provisions) Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.9.1 How an Assessment is Made Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.9.2 Assessment Notices Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
2.10.3 Terminating Events Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
3.4.5 Suspension for Unemployment (Low-income Non-enforcement Period) Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
3.6.1 Registrable Overseas Maintenance Liabilities Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
3.6.4 Overseas Maintenance Liabilities & Changes in Circumstances Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
4.1.4 Can an Objection Decision Be Made? Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.1.5 Payment Periods & Payment of Child Support Debts Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.2.3 Collection from Salary or Wages Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.2.4 Employer Obligations for Collection from Salary or Wages Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.2.5 Collection from Social Security Pensions & Benefits Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.2.7 Collection from Veterans' Pension & Allowances Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.2.9 Collection from Third Parties Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.3.1 Non-agency Payments Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.5.2 Entitlement to Payment & Disbursement Cycle Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.6.2 Registrar-initiated Ending of Collection Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
5.6.3 Reapplying for Collection Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
6.2.3 Information Gathering Powers under the CSA Act Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
6.2.4 Information Gathering Powers under the CSRC Act Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
6.5.1 Forwarding Documents & Substituted Service Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
6.7.1 Methods of Service Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
6.7.2 Address for Service of Notices Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.
6.7.4 Service & Evidence Updated to reflect changes to Regulations.

20 March 2018 (v4.30)

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1.6.2 Residence & Citizenship - Child Clarified policy.
2.6.10 Reason 4 - Income of the child Updated 2018 significant income figures.
3.4.3 CPI Indexation for Cost of Living Added December 2017 CPI figures.
3.6.2 Registering Overseas Maintenance Liabilities for Collection Updated policy.

2 January 2018 (v4.29)

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2.4.2 Formula Tables & Values Added 2018 Costs of the Children Table.
2.5.4 Application to Have the Minimum Annual Rate of Child Support Reduced to Nil Clarified policy.
3.4.3 CPI Indexation for Cost of Living Added September 2017 CPI figures.