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Guidelines Update

  • As of January 1, 2023:
    • The regular FICA rate is 0.0765.
    • The maximum self-employment adjustment is $1,021.28.
    • The maximum FICA-covered wages or self-employment income is $13,350.
  • Effective July 1, 2023, the Presumed Income is $88,363.50
  • Effective February 6, 2023, the Self Support Reserve is $1,458 per month.

Public Comments

The Vermont Office of Child Support has submitted a proposed rule regarding the guidelines for calculating child support obligations. The law requires the amendment of the guidelines not less than every four years to ensure that the data used to calculate child support obligations accurately reflect children’s financial needs. 

Public comments for the Proposed Amended Administrative Rule Regarding Child Support Guidelines (see page 18) can be provided or submitted in the following ways:

  • Attend the public hearing scheduled for Friday, October 20, 2023, from 1:00-3:00 PM EST.
    • Join via the meeting link
      • Meeting ID: 247 409 838 209
      • Passcode: vtbxBS
    • Or call in (audio only): 802-828-7667
      • Phone Conference ID: 450 181 532#

The Vermont Table of Intact Family Expenditures on Children

2023 Child Support Guidelines Review for Vermont: Review of Economic Data on the Cost of Raising Children and Updated Tables

Updated Tables

The guidelines calculation tables were updated on January 2, 2020. The next review and update of the tables is scheduled for completion by January 2, 2024.  The reviewing body for that process consists of the following:

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