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§ 4-205. Deductions.

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   The following deductions should be annualized to arrive at monthly net income:

   (A) Taxes. Standard deductions applicable to the number of exemptions provided by law will be used to establish the amount of federal and state income taxes.

   (B) FICA. Social Security deductions, or any other mandatory contributions in lieu of Social Security deductions including any self-employment tax paid.

   (C) Retirement. Individual contributions, in a minimum amount required by a mandatory retirement plan. Where no mandatory retirement plan exists, a deduction shall be allowed for a continuation of actual voluntary retirement contributions not to exceed 4 percent of the gross income from employment or 4 percent from the net income from self-employment.

   (D) Child Support. Child support previously ordered for other children.

   (E) Other Children. Subject to § 4-220, credit may be given for biological or adopted children for whom the obligor provides regular support.

Paragraph E amended effective Jan. 1, 1996; amended effective Sept. 1, 2002; amended effective July 1, 2007. Renumbered and codified as § 4‑205, effective July 18, 2008.

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