Q: In Utah does Social security benefit payments made for your children count toward the child support that you owe?
A: You will want to look at Utah Code section 78B-12-203. Subsection 9(a) provides that "Social security benefits received by a child due to the earnings of a parent shall be credited as child support to the parent upon whose earning record it is based." If you meet those requirements the benefits will count as part of your child support.
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