Monthly Child Support Calculator

I. Income

If You Are Paid By The Hour
1. Enter the number of hours that you work each week. If your hours fluctuate from week-to-week, enter the average number of hours worked.
2. Enter your hourly wage rate.
If You Earn A Salary
1. Choose the frequency of your paycheck. Paycheck Frequency:




2. Enter the GROSS amount that you are paid each period.
If You Are Self-Employed
1. Enter your average monthly self-employment income.
(One-Twelfth of Line 12 on IRS Form 1040; gross revenue minus legitimate business expenses).

II. Deductions

Court-Ordered Medical Support
1. If you are providing (or can provide) health insurance for your children, enter the monthly premium amount.
Current Child Support
1. Enter the number of children under age 18 in the child support order.
2. Enter the number of other children for whom you have a legal duty to support. (Children from another support order and children you have with your current spouse)
3. Enter your current court-ordered monthly child support obligation.

You may qualify for a modification if the projected child support obligation is either 20% or $100 higher or lower than your current court-ordered monthly child support obligation.

**For child support purposes, Net Resources = total earnings, minus Social Security taxes, income taxes for a single person, and dependent health insurance; calculator not for use if monthly net resources exceed $8,550 per Family Code § 154.125(a).

Revised: May 13, 2011