Per month this nets out to $212.50 a year, or $2,550 a year.

But on average, the latest statistic we have available comes from the 2010 Census.

According to the Census Bureau Reports, the average monthly child support payment is $430.

## How do you figure out child support payments?

**To find out monthly child support payments using the calculator, follow these steps:**

- Enter the annual income before taxes of the paying parent (which you figured out above)
- Enter the number of children involved.
- Select the province where the paying parent lives.
- Click on the “Lookup” button.

## How do you calculate child support in California?

**To determine child support, you must have:**

- the gross incomes of each parent.
- the percentage of time each child spends with each parent.
- any available income tax deductions that the parents can claim, such as mortgage interest.
- mandatory payroll deductions, such as health insurance, pensions, and union dues, and.

### How is alimony and child support calculated in California?

In California, alimony can only be determined once a child support award has been agreed upon. The child support award is deducted from the paying party’s net income, and that “new” net income is then used to determine spousal support.

### What percentage of your income do you have to pay in child support?

Only the non-custodial parent’s income is considered. The flat percentage of the non-custodial parent’s income that must be dedicated to child support is 25% percent for one child. The non-custodial parent will pay $625 a month.

## How much should I get in child support?

On the basic rate, if you’re paying for: One child, you’ll pay 12% of your gross weekly income. Two children, you’ll pay 16% of your gross weekly income.

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