Utah Department of Human Services Utah Human Services
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Office of Recovery Services

Child Support Calculator

 

THE FOLLOWING WORKSHEETS ARE INTENDED ONLY AS A GUIDELINE FOR ESTIMATING CHILD SUPPORT. FINAL DETERMINATION OF THE SUPPORT AWARD MAY ONLY BE MADE THROUGH JUDICIAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE FINDINGS.

 
 
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Child Support Information
    
1. What is the mother's name?  *   
2. What is the father's name?  *   
3. What is the mother's monthly gross income?  *   
4. What is the father's monthly gross income?  *   

Note : Income and Base Child Support Award amounts will be rounded to the nearest dollar for all child support worksheets per U.C.A. 78B-12-205(8).

5. How many natural and adopted children are involved in this child support action?  *   
6. What are the amounts of previously ordered child support that either the mother or the father were ordered to pay? (Do not include child support ordered for children in Question 5.)
Mother     
Father     
7. What are the amounts of previously ordered alimony that is actually paid by either the mother or the father? (Do not enter alimony paid for this action.)
Mother     
Father     
8. For Split Custody only, How many of the children from Question 5 will be in the custody of each parent?
With the Mother     
With the Father     
9. For Joint Custody only, How many overnights will the children from Question 5 stay with each parent? (The values entered must be at least 111 days or more for each parent and must total 365 days.)
With the Mother     
With the Father     
10. Which parent is the Plaintiff for the support action?  *   
11. Does the mother and the mother's current spouse have any natural or adopted children together in the mother's present home that are not part of this child support action? If so, how many?     
12. Does the father and the father's current spouse have any natural or adopted children together in the father's present home that are not part of this child support action? If so, how many?     
* Field is required
    
        
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Instructions For Child Support Worksheets

This calculator uses your information to create all necessary worksheets. The worksheets that may be generated are:

Sole Custody and Paternity Worksheet
Joint Physical Custody Worksheet
Split Custody Worksheet
Worksheet to Determine Mother's Obligation to Children in her Present Home
Worksheet to Determine Father's Obligation to Children in his Present Home

Step 1: Answer the questions in the form provided on each data collection page. Your answers to the questions are used by the system to generate and display all the worksheets you need.

Step 2: Click on the Continue button on each data collection page that you see. Your browser window will display a single PDF document containing up to three worksheets.

Step 3: If you need a copy of the Worksheets, you can print the worksheets by clicking on the file menu of your browser and selecting print.

Definitions

Income:

Prospective income from any source, salaries, wages, commissions, royalties, bonuses, rents, gifts, prizes, dividends, severance pay, pensions, interest, trust income, alimony from previous marriages, annuities, capital gains, social security benefits, workers' compensation benefits, unemployment compensation, disability insurance benefits and payments for "non-means-tested" government programs.Income from earned sources is limited to the equivalent of one full time job. For self-employed parents, see U.C.A. 78B-12-205(8).

Excluded from gross income are: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), benefits from: the housing subsidy program, the Job Training Partnership Act, S.S.I., Medicaid, Food Stamps, General Assistance, and other "means-tested" benefits received by a parent; earnings or benefits of a child who is subject to this award.

All income must be verified. Verification includes: year to date pay stubs, employer statements or records, the last year's tax return and documentation of non-earned income appropriate to the source.

Insurance:

Enter the children's portion of insurance premium that is actually paid. To determine the children's portion divide the total premium by the number of persons covered by the policy and then multiply that number by the number of children listed on this worksheet that are covered by the policy.

Definitions

Income:

Prospective income from any source, salaries, wages, commissions, royalties, bonuses, rents, gifts, prizes, dividends, severance pay, pensions, interest, trust income, alimony from previous marriages, annuities, capital gains, social security benefits, workers' compensation benefits, unemployment compensation, disability insurance benefits and payments for "non-means-tested" government programs.Income from earned sources is limited to the equivalent of one full time job. For self-employed parents, see U.C.A. 78B-12-205(8).

Excluded from gross income are: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), benefits from: the housing subsidy program, the Job Training Partnership Act, S.S.I., Medicaid, Food Stamps, General Assistance, and other "means-tested" benefits received by a parent; earnings or benefits of a child who is subject to this award.

All income must be verified. Verification includes: year to date pay stubs, employer statements or records, the last year's tax return and documentation of non-earned income appropriate to the source.

Insurance:

Enter the children's portion of insurance premium that is actually paid. To determine the children's portion divide the total premium by the number of persons covered by the policy and then multiply that number by the number of children listed on this worksheet that are covered by the policy.