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New Child Support Guidelines and Forms

Effective August 1, 2013

Press Release 7-30-2013

   Federal and state law require every state to have one place - a case registry - that collects information from everyone who has a child support order.  In Massachusetts, the Department of Revenue (DOR) maintains the case registry information. 

  If you wish full child support enforcement services from the Department of Revenue, please follow the link below for an Application and Agreement for Child Support Services.

    Department of Revenue - Child Support Services


For more information, charts and worksheet click on the following.

Child support guidelines Information   Child Support Chart Information regarding income   Child Support Guideline worksheet (this form will calculate your support)


Instructions for completing guidelines


      Child Support Findings for deviation


Further Information:

Press Release 7-30-2013:



  July 30, 2013


Trial Court Issues
Revised Child Support Guidelines Worksheet
Effective August 1st


            Chief Justice of the Trial Court Paula M. Carey today announced the promulgation of a revised Child Support Guidelines Worksheet to be effective on August 1, 2013.   The Worksheet was revised to correct formula errors found in the version posted and released on June 20, 2013.  Section 3 of the Worksheet was also revised to clarify the treatment of available income above $4,808.  Only the revised Worksheet, identified on the bottom left corner as CJD 304 (8/1/13 rev.) CSG will be accepted for filing on or after August 1, 2013.


            The Child Support Guidelines Worksheet and information on the quadrennial review of the state's Child Support Guidelines can be found at    All revisions to the Child Support Guidelines are effective August 1, 2013.