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Question: For New Jersey Child Support, why is the income different (either higher or lower) than what I think I input?

Answer: On the Client Info > Child Support screen where you enter the child support information, in the Deductions section, there is a link to a worksheet for gross income (line 1 of the guideline worksheet).

Click that link.

That screen shows how the income was computed for New Jersey child support purposes.

Here are some reasons the income may be different than you expected: