An estimate of how much payment has to be made on child support orders can be made by parents or guardians by using the Wisconsin Child Support Calculator. The amount may be different from the actual order based on certain circumstances. It is based on percentage of income analysis.
How to Calculate
Step 2: Enter the following income information:
- Enter annual income from all sources.
- subtract the amount of public assistance received.
- subtract the amount of child support received to obtain gross income
Step 3: Enter modification information if you are self employed
Step 4: The court may impute income from certain assets – enter information about assets in the next section.
Step 5: Divide the gross income amount in line by 12. This is the monthly income available for child support
Step 6: Multiply by the appropriate percentage from the following table:
One child 17%
Two children 25%
Three children 29%
Four children 31%
Five children 34%