FAQ – CSA Answers
Many people have questions to ask about the CSA, and here we will be presenting some of the most common questions asked, together with answers – as well as the facility for others to offer their advice based on the benefit of their experience.
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- Can I make a private arrangement and avoid the CSA?
- Can I still claim CSA money if I remarry?
- Can the CSA help me to see my children?
- Can the CSA send me to prison for not paying?
- Can the CSA take money from my employer, before I get paid?
- Can the CSA take money straight from my bank?
- Can the CSA take my driving licence?
- Can the CSA take my passport?
- Can the CSA touch me if I leave the country?
- Do I have to pay the CSA?
- Do I have to tell the CSA if I change jobs?
- Does the CSA have procedures to follow when issuing a DEO?
- Does the CSA take tax credits into account when calculating maintenance?
- How can I avoid the CSA?
- How can I escape paying the CSA?
- How can I reduce my CSA payments?
- How do I complain about the CSA?
- How long can the CSA chase for payment?
- How old do my children have to be before I stop paying the CSA?
- I pay for half my child’s costs – why do I still pay the CSA?
- If I have a new baby will my CSA payments drop?
- If I have no contact with my children, do I still have to pay the CSA?
- If my ex remarries, do I still have to pay the CSA?
- Should I tell the CSA about a change in circumstances?
- What if I can’t afford to pay the CSA?
- What is a ‘deduction from earnings order’?
- What is a ‘variations form’?
- What is the maximum amount the CSA can take from me?
- What percentage of my salary will I pay in Child Support?
- Who can help me with the CSA?
- Will CSA payments affect my benefit?
- Will the CSA take my new partner’s earnings into account?