The following applies to child support cases governed by New York State Law, pursuant to Domestic Relations Law Section 236B(9)
1. The formula contained in the statute applies certain percentage levels to the combined parental income up to $80,000 per year. At the discretion of the court, additional support can be ordered (and generally is) based upon incomes in excess of $80,000. Such additional amounts may or may not be based upon the same percentages.
2. The percentages as set forth in the law for combined parental income
of $80,000 or less are:
3. For child support purposes, income includes
4. Deductions to income:
5. Additional costs which may be ordered in addition to a parent's child support payments:
6. Other factors the court may consider in determining the appropriate level of child support:
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