Q: NYS child sup. laws or rules in regards to personal injury, pain and suff. settlements non-taxable one-time pymnt no arr
In New York state what does the child support laws state about reporting a pain and suffering lawsuit settlement,which was a lump sum and a structured settlement both are not taxable, however I do know that the structured settlement can be considered income and there were no arrears, so my payment was free and clear to receive. my representation told me prior that if I owe any arrears in child support it would be deducted, so am I obligated to tell child support about my settlement by law? Because my payments went from $25 a month to $250 a week from a imputed income, what does my lump sum have to do with calculating my income it was a one-time payment with no arrears. I thought child support was based on reoccurring income which is my structured settlement????
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