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My name is Clare
I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first
How do you know he is earning more?
Does he also receive dividends from his company?
Does he channel his money through a Company do you know?
I am sorry that you are finding the process a problem.
The nature of the forum makes it difficult to get all the necessary information within a short period of time in the way that you can with a face to face meeting.
My suspicion is that the father has his own company. He is paying himself a wage and taking the rest of the money as dividends.
For reasons I cannot fathom at the first assessment the CSA do not include dividends - but if the mother appeals the decision and asked for a reassessment then the dividend ARE included.
This should lead to a substantial increase in maintenance to reflect his actual earnings.
If this has already been tried then please let me know and we can go through the possibility of an applictaion based on the fact that his lifestyle does not match his declared income.
Please ask if you need further details
There is no need to apologise - it is a very "clunky" system.
From all that you have said I would put money on the issue being the dividends.
All mum has to do is ask the cMS?CSA to do a re-assessment and include the dividends!
You are very welcome - I do hope things go well