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Acknowledgement of parentage
To acknowledge to Child Support you are the father of a child, if no other proof exists you need to complete the IR106 form.
Application for an administrative review
When to use this form When you apply for a child support review, also called an administrative review, you must be able to show you have 1 or more of 12 special circumstances. You may choose more than 1 ground, but you’ll need to provide the right proof for each ground in your application for…
Application for an exemption review
About this Form Use this form to apply to have the liable parent’s exemption from child support reviewed. Only a receiving carer who applied for a formula assessment can apply for an exemption review. When to use this form You’ll need to be able to show the liable parent’s exemption from child support did not consider either: income…
Application to assess child support
About this Form As a child support paying parent you can apply for a formula assessment on your current circumstances. When to use this form You would use this for each separate Child Support Formula Assessment (IR101) application form for each paying parent. List the children under the appropriate paying parent. What you will need Your IRD number….
Application to assess child support by a non-parent carer
About this Form For non-parent carers, use the Application to assess child support by a non-parent carer – IR954 form. If you only want to collect from 1 parent and you do not get the Unsupported Child’s Benefit, then you can waive, cancel, payment from the other parent. When to use this form Complete this form…
Authorisation not to collect child support or domestic maintenance
About this Form Form to use if you are entitled to receive child support or domestic maintenance payments but you do not want us to collect payments from the paying parent. When to use this form Use this form if you are entitled to receive child support or domestic maintenance and you want us to…
Cancelling domestic maintenance
About this Form Use this form to cancel your domestic maintenance under a court order or voluntary agreement. Only the person getting domestic maintenance may cancel it. What you will need For the receiving carer and liable parent, you’ll need: IRD numbers current addresses contact details
Cancelling your child support
About this Form If you want to stop receiving child support under a formula assessment you need to complete the IR107 form. You can also complete this online. When to use this form If you are receiving a Work and Income benefit that includes a sole parent rate, you are unable to cancel a formula…
Change of circumstances
About this Form If you have any new or updated information for us about a change in your child support circumstances you need to complete the IR116 form. You can also complete this online. When to use this form You’ll be able to update 1 or all of: your contact details your relationship details the…
Child support – estimating your income
About this Guide Information on how, if you are a paying parent, you can estimate your income. When to use this guide If your income drops by 15% or more compared to the income used for your assessment, you may be able to estimate your income for child support. What you will need You need…
Child support – non-parent carers
About this Guide This factsheet tells you how someone can qualify as a child’s non-parent carer and apply for child support. When to use this guide You’re a non-parent carer if you provide care for a child but you’re not the child’s parent, eg: a guardian a grandparent another family member a family friend any…
Child support – voluntary agreements
About this Guide Inland Revenue encourage parents and carers to negotiate their own child support agreements. When to use this guide If parents and carers can agree on child support, but would like Inland Revenue to administer it for them, they can register their voluntary agreement.
Child support review – response by other party
About this Form Use this form to send a response to a child support review. Liable parents and receiving carers can use this form to give information for the hearing. What you will need You’ll need your: IRD number current address contact details. For the future hearing, decide whether you want to: attend bring a support person have…
Child support review – statement of financial position
This form will provide information about your financial position to enable the review officer to determine the effects of any change to the child support assessment.
Child support – hospital patients
About this Guide Sets out the child support responsibilities of paying parents who are long-term hospital patients. When to use this guide If you are a paying parent who is a long-term hospital patient you may be able to stop or reduce your child support payments while you’re in hospital.
Child support – prisoners
About this Guide If you’re a liable parent who is currently in prison, you may be able to stop or reduce your child support payments. Read this factsheet to find out if you qualify. When to use this guide If your income reduces or ceases, you may be able to stop your child support payments,…
Child support – receiving payments after your benefit stops
About this Guide This factsheet gives you the options for receiving child support payments when you stop receiving a sole parent benefit. When to use this guide If you’re receiving a sole parent benefit, your child support is paid to the government to help pay for your benefit. If you stop receiving a sole parent…
Child support – repayment of debt
About this Form If you’re a paying parent or receiving carer, use this form to work out how much you can pay towards your child support debt or overpayment. What you will need You’ll need your: IRD number current address contact details employer’s information bank account number. You’ll also need to give details of people…
Estimate of income for child support assessment
Use this form if you want to estimate your current taxable income for your child support assessment.
Ground 11 – Re-establishment costs
When you apply under Ground 11, use this form as well as the Application for an administrative review – IR470 form.
Ground 5 – high cost of contact worksheet
When you apply under Ground 5, use this form as well as the Application for an administrative review – IR470.
Helping you to understand child support
This booklet provides all the information required for paying persons and custodians at the beginning of their child support obligations.
Helping you to understand child support and the Family Court
Sets out your options on how and where to apply if you disagree with any decision made by Inland Revenue Child Support.
Helping you to understand child support reviews
A general guide to help you with child support administrative reviews.
Helping you to understand recognised care
This booklet is for people who are currently sharing or who intend to share the care of children, to explain how this shared care will affect child support payments.
Notice of objection – child support
Use this form to formally object to a child support decision or assessment. Any person affected by a decision or who receives an assessment notice may object to it.
If you’re a non-parent carer, use this form if you want to stop getting child support payments from 1 of the liable parents.
Persons under 16 years exemption – application
If you’re a liable parent under 16 or have turned 16 within the last 3 months, you can apply for an exemption to stop or reduce your child support payments. You must do this within 3 months of turning 16.
Prisoner and hospital patient exemption application
About this Form If you are a hospital patient or prison inmate and you want an exemption from paying child support or spousal maintenance you can use this form. When to use this form Use this form if you are in hospital or in prison for 13 weeks or more and you want to apply…
Recognised care questionnaire
This document is used to help you and Child Support work out if you have a shared care arrangement in place. The questionnaire and calendars ask for information on the care provided by both parties, and are helpful if you and the other carer disagree about the level of care provided.
Registration of voluntary agreement for child support
About this Form Use this form to register or make changes to a voluntary agreement. When to use this form Use this form when you: have agreed on an amount of child support with the other parent or parents want us to collect the money for you. What you will need You will need all…
Victim of sex offence exemption from child support payments – application
About This Form If you are a liable parent, you may apply for an exemption from paying child support if the child was conceived as a result of a sex offence. How to Use This Form You’ll need your: IRD number postal address contact details name of the child the exemption will apply to supporting…
What is child support?
About This Guide This factsheet gives an overview of the child support scheme we administer. It includes general information for parents, or any person caring for a child who is not their own. How child support works If a carer receives a sole parent or unsupported child’s benefit from Work and Income, they’ll complete a…