The Court will take your gross income and subtract Medicare and Social Security taxes. These are commonly known as “FICA” taxes. The Court does not subtract Federal or New York State income tax.
Depending on the number of your children, the Court will follow these guidelines in determining your child support obligation. Please click on the link below:
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