Cash collected from child support in New Zealand
Year ended March 2001–2017, NZD millions
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.
Receiving carer: A parent or carer of a qualifying child who is normally entitled to receive child support from a liable parent. They must have at least 35% care to receive child support.
Other definitions of terms used in this dataset can be found at https://www.ird.govt.nz/aboutir/external-stats/tax-statistics-definitions.html
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Tax Statistics: Child support customers and cash collection 2017
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Import & extraction details
File as imported: Tax Statistics: Child support customers and cash collection 2017
From the dataset Tax Statistics: Child support customers and cash collection 2017, this data was extracted:
- Sheet: Archives
- Provided: 47 data points
This data forms the table Tax - Child support customers and cash collection 2001–2017.
Dataset originally released on:
November 21, 2017
About this dataset
This section provides data on the number of child support customers and cash collection from liable parents.
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.