Self-employed Adjustments to Income Under the Tennessee Child Support Guidelines

Self-employed Parent's Adjustments to Gross Income Under the Tennessee Child Support Guidelines
Self-employed Parent’s Adjustments to Gross Income Under the Tennessee Child Support Guidelines

Self-employed Parent’s Adjustments to Gross Income Under the Tennessee Child Support Guidelines

Under the Tennessee child support guidelines, the calculation gets tricky when determining income for self-employed parents, . If the Rules below do not make absolute sense to you, it doesn’t to most lawyers, too.  Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) can help. Continue reading

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How Parenting Time Factors Affect the Tennessee Child Support Amount Owed

How Parenting Time Factors Affect the Tennessee Child Support Amount Owed

How Parenting Time Factors Affect the Tennessee Child Support Amount Owed

How Parenting Time Factors Affect the Tennessee Child Support Amount Owed.

Parenting time is the third of the three most important factors affecting the child support amount owed.  (Each parents’ income are the other two.) Note that child support starts to decrease for the alternative residential parent (ARP) if the parent enjoys more than 92 days.  Most “standard” parenting plans have the ARP enjoying 80 or 85 nights per year. Continue reading