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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34236
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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I have to set up a new child support agreement with ex- wife.

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I have to set up a new child support agreement with ex- wife. We have arranged this amicably ourselves over the last 8 years but my circumstances have just altered. I have just retired from full time teaching. I have a pension income of £900.00 a month after tax and a salary of £800.00 a month from teaching part-time. Would like to know, so I do the calculations right, whether my pension is treated as income in the calculations
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you
Yes your pension is treated as income for child maintenance purposes and your calculations should include this
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you. When I do the calculations on the on-line calculators , do I put in my pension gross (£1148) or net (£940) to ensure the amount I pay is accurate. It is not an acrimonious situation, I just want to do it right.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
The newest calculations are all made using Gross Income
Clare
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks for your help

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
HI
You are most welcome I hope all goes well
Clare