Child support


#1

The court will look at the gross profits of the business and reasonable business expenses. If your Husband is paying his car payments, cable bill, insurance and gas through his business then these will be considered income to him. In addition, if your Husband is leaving a lot of profit in the business that he could give to himself as income, this could also be attributed to him as income.

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#2

MY spouse owns a couple businesses. I understand child support is not just based on what he pays himself(very little). Our income vs lifestyle are VERY different. What will they base the child support on? I understand before $$ is put back into company, but what does that mean. At what point do things have to be paid vs the word “put” back into company. {Pay employees,lights). I have an old tax form and wondered if it may go from profit before the list of deductions takes it down to 0. Thanks