MULTI-ORDER CHILD SUPPORT CALCULATOR
FOR INCOME PROVIDERS/EMPLOYERS
This calculator is being provided to assist income providers/employers in determining the
appropriate amount of support to deduct and remit for employees with multiple child
support orders. The accuracy of the result is dependent upon the accuracy of the
information you enter in the required fields. This calculator complies with the withholding
requirements pursuant to the Federal Consumer Credit Protection Act and follows the
hierarchy requirements allowing deductions to be first applied to current support amounts
and other obligations second.
Instructions:
1. Download the Multi-Order Calculator
2. Enter Employee Name in box shown
3. Enter Employees Aggregated Earnings for this pay period in box titled: Net
Wages. (Aggregated Earnings is the net income left after making mandatory
deductions such as; State, Federal and Local taxes, Social Security taxes and
Medicare taxes)
4. Enter the appropriate percentage to be withheld based on the CCPA guidelines.
(Between 50-65%)
50% Employee claims other dependents and arrears are
less than 12 weeks
55% Employee claims other dependents and arrears are
more than 12 weeks
60% Employee does not claim other dependents and
arrears are less than 12 weeks
65% Employee does not claim other dependents and
arrears are more than 12 weeks
(Note: Each income withholding order has a section designated on page 2
which identifies whether the employee has an arrears of 12 weeks or greater).
5. The Max Deduction Permitted will be calculated for you once the Net Wages and
CCPA % has been entered.
6. Enter the Case Number and Order Number for each of the withholding orders for
this employee. (Note: You may have Case Numbers that are identical with
different Order Numbers, if so, enter the amounts for each of these – these are
not duplicates).
7. Enter the TOTAL order amount for each of the employees withholding orders.
8. From each of your withholding orders – list the CURRENT OBLIGATIONS
only in the appropriate column. (Based on Ohio Law, deductions must first be
applied to current obligations, then if money is available, it is to be applied
towards the employees other obligations such as; past due support, fees etc.)
9. The Amounts to be Withheld and applied to each of the employees cases will be
calculated for you. You may print and remit this with your check or simply show
these prorated amounts for each case/order number on your check stub.

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