My husband has 2 children with his ex-wife for whom he pays school fees in addition to their maintenance. We now have a son - does that reduce his payments for his other children?
Hi susiep and welcome to the forum.
Speaking from personal experience yes it does as the CSA take into account of the household the husband lives in first and foremost. So addition to your family they will make allowances for that. Best to speak to the CSA.
Congratulations on your new baby boy. Good luck.
If you have a child or care for a child you disposable income that can be used to calculate child support drops. (Below is just an example of how its calculated, not an indication of what I think you earn).
So for example if you earn 1600 a month after tax. Currently with 2 kids he would have to pay 20% which is £320 a month. If you have a child this would reduce his income by 15% to £1360. So you would now have to pay 20% of that which is £272.
It sounds like paying the school fees is in addition to the child maintenance, so wouldn't be impacted anyway.
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