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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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hi my husband is the only director of a limited company. he

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hi my husband is the only director of a limited company. he is also paying himself a gross salary wage, of 36000 as the only employee. pays himself a dividend ranging 7000-10000 per year. can you tell me what is taken into acoount when calculating child maintainance?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question, I will do my best to assist you.
Both his wage and his dividends count as income for CSA purposes - however please be aware that the first assessment may be based on just his wage.
If so you will need to apply for a variation at which point the dividend will also be included.
Why this has to be so is sadly beyond my understanding
I hope that this is of assistance - please feel free to ask for any clarification that you need
Claire

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