FORMULA FOR THE TABLE OF AMOUNTS CONTAINED IN THE FEDERAL CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES:  A TECHNICAL REPORT

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Figure 1 -  Finances of the Post Separation Households

Simply stated, the model equalises the financial circumstances of the two households. The household income of the paying parent is determined by subtracting taxes and the expenditures of a single adult (as determined by Statistics Canada) from income. The household income of the receiving parent is determined by subtracting taxes, the expenditures on children (as determined by Statistics Canada) and the expenditures of a single adult (as determined by Statistics Canada) from income.  Based on this calculation, a table amount is transferred to the receiving parent to wb-eqht the financial circumstances.s

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Figure 2 - Effect of Capping Versus No-Capping on Child Support Table Amounts

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