Child support

This fact sheet defines child support; identifies the relevant laws and guidelines; defines "undue hardship," "special and extraordinary expenses," and the "40 percent principle"; sets out income tax implications; outlines the financial information that parties must provide; and touches on arrears.

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child support, child support guidelines, missed or late payments, income tax, Family Law in BC website, support calendar