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Obtaining reliable and repeatable SSAG calculations: J2-468/2009E-PDF

"This paper will review the key data elements of the Advisory Guidelines’ formulas including the calculation of time and age, the length of the parties’ relationship, the age of the recipient of support and the youngest child’s entry into school. It will review the determination of income under the Advisory Guidelines and the tax treatments applicable to different types of income, and canvass the tax deductions, credits and benefits applicable under the Advisory Guidelines. This paper will also review the various Advisory Guidelines formulas and the circumstances in which each formula applies. Specifically, it will review the without child support formula, the basic with child support formula and the variations that apply when the parties have shared custody or split custody, when all of the children are dependent adults or step-children, and when the children live primarily with the spousal support payor"--Intro., p. 1.

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Title Obtaining reliable and repeatable SSAG calculations
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "November 2009." Issued also in French under title: Les Lignes directrices facultatives en matière de pensions alimentaires pour époux : pour des calculs fiables et reproductibles.
Date c2009.
Number of Pages ii, 51 p.
Catalogue Number
  • J2-468/2009E-PDF
Subject Terms Child support, Family law