Massachusetts Child Support Calculator

2021 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines

Use this auto-calculating worksheet to evaluate child support scenarios.
  • 1. AGE, NUMBER, AND PARENTING OF CHILDREN

  • a. Number of children who may be eligible to be covered by this order
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
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    b. Check the box that applies to the children listed in 1a
  • (check one box only)
  • c. Enter each parent's name
    If you checked Box 2 above, enter the name of the parent with whom the children primarily reside in the column for Parent A, and the other parent's name as Parent B; otherwise, enter either parent's name in either column
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    Enter the number and age of children for whom each parent may be eligible to receive support
    If you checked Box 1 above (shared), enter the number of children from 1a in the columns for both parents
    If you checked Box 2 above, enter the number of children from 1a in the column for Parent A, and enter 0 in the column for Parent B
    If you checked Box 3 above (split), enter the number of children primarily residing with each parent in each column
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    d. Number of children under age 18
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    e. Number of children 18 years or older
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    f. Total number of children
  • 2. INCOME

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    a. Gross weekly income

  • Social Security dependency benefit:
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    b. Enter the total amount of the dependency benefit in the column of the retired or disabled parent
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    c. Enter the amount of the dependency benefit Social Security sent directly to each parent

  • Deductions:
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    d. Other support obligations paid
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    e. Health care premium/enrollment paid
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    f. Dental/vision insurance cost paid

  • Credits:
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    g. Child care cost paid for children covered by this order
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    Child 1:
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    Child 2:
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    Child 3:
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    Child 4:
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    Child 5:
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    Total for each parent
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