Parents liable for child support payments who pay in full and on time in New Zealand
Year ended March 2003–2017, % of liable parents
Child support: financial support paid by parents who either don't live with their children, or who share care of their children with another person. This usually happens when:
- a couple with children split up
- two people not living together have a child, or
- the children don't live with either parent.
Liable parent: A parent of a qualifying child who is normally required to pay child support.
Cases which Inland Revenue manage on behalf of overseas agencies and uncollectable debt cases are excluded.
Changes to data collection/processing
The methodology changed from 2013 onwards.
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Tax Statistics: Percentage of payments made by liable parents in full and on time 2017
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Import & extraction details
From the dataset Tax Statistics: Percentage of payments made by liable parents in full and on time 2017, this data was extracted:
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- Provided: 15 data points
This data forms the table Tax - Percentage of liable parents who pay in full on time 2003–2017.
Dataset originally released on:
December 05, 2017
Method of collection/Data provider
Tax statistics include only data collected by Inland Revenue.
Some numbers in the tables are rounded, which means the totals are not always consistent with the sums across the corresponding categories.
Tax statistics are dynamic and are continuously updated due to return filing processes. The data is correct as of the date of extraction.