Category Archives: Child Support

2019 February BLS Update

Each quarter during the year the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases updated average wage information. The Bradley Kansas Child Support Calculator uses this updated wage information to calculate the interstate pay differential (IPD). The IPD is used to offset the … Continue reading

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ALIMONY IN 2019 UNDER THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT

One of the elements in the calculation of Kansas Child Support is Spousal Maintenance (or, as known to the IRS, “Alimony”). While many think the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) abolished Alimony, that’s not true. The TCJA only abolished … Continue reading

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Kansas Tax Adjustments: Dependent Exemptions and the CTC (Child Tax Credit) (REVISED)

Since January 1st, 2018, the most frequent question we get on the tech support line has to do with tax adjustments. The TCJA (Tax Cut and Jobs Act) of 2018 has created quite a bit of confusion on how the … Continue reading

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New Updates Posted for Kansas Child Support Calculator

As discussed in a previous article in January, we’ve been working hard on updating our calculators based on the tax changes caused by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Today we’re excited to announce the updates for our Kansas … Continue reading

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2018 Tax Impacts on Child Support & Software Updates

Some of our subscribers have asked when we will be able to issue updated software reflecting the latest federal tax revisions caused by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). We are working hard on these updates as we speak, but unfortunately it’s going to take a bit longer. To help explain why, we wanted to take a moment to walk you through some of the anticipated impacts the TCJA will have on child support and what this means for our child support calculators. Continue reading

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Updates Posted for Kansas, Missouri, ArrearsMaster®, and Bradley ParentingTime®

Updates for the following programs were issued on July 7th, 2017. Kansas Child Support Calculator This update includes changes to tax calculations as a result of the Legislature’s override of the Governor’s veto of the legislation reversing the small business … Continue reading

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Kansas Cover Page Changes

In our ongoing effort to improve the Bradley Child Support Calculator for Kansas, we’ve redesigned the Cover (Summary) page. Although not a required form, it can be a handy reference for your file, your client, or the judge!   The … Continue reading

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