Child Support Guidelines Download Page

Guideline Update:
  • Effective January 1, 2015, the maximum Self-Employment Adjustment will go up to $755.44. The maximum FICA-covered wages or self employment income will go up to $9,875. The regular FICA rate will remain unchanged at 7.65% for 2015.
  • Effective July 1, 2015, the Presumed Income figure is $63,634.50.
  • Effective February 12, 2015, the Self Support Reserve figure is $1,177.

Updated Tables: 

On Thursday, January 1, 2015, the Guidelines Calculation tables were updated. Please click here for instructions on how to update your tables.

New Users:

If you are a new user, you must download the following program onto your computer: OCS Guidelines Setup Version 3.1.8.

Important Installation Notes:

You may be asked to restart your machine during installation.  To continue the installation, return to this website and click again on the above link.

You may be asked if you want to "keep this file".  Answer "yes".

After installing the software and running it for the first time, an additional installation of Microsoft's XML parser might take place.  This is normal.  Simply follow the on-screen directions.

If your anti-virus software warns about the download, this is normal.

If you would like to download just a copy of the instructions, forms, and tables the following is a list of available documents.

  1. Guidelines Instructions - Sole and Split Custody
  2. OCS Form 131A
  3. Sole and Split Custody Table
  4. Instructions for Shared Custody
  5. OCS Form 131C
  6. Shared Custody Table
  7. Vermont Table for Intact Family Expenditures
  8. Self Employment Adjustment Worksheet
  9. Reference Sheet