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21Final Child Support OrderFinal child support order means the presumptive amount of child support adjusted by any deviations.
22Salary and WagesGross Income includes all income from any source, before deductions for allowable taxes and excludes needs based income such as Supplemental Security Income and TANF.
23Gross IncomeGross income means all income to be included in the calculation of child support as set forth in subsection (f) of this Code section.
24High IncomeHigh Income means a Combined Adjusted Income of both Mother and Father that exceeds $30,000.00 per month.
25Imputed IncomeImputed Income means income that is determined by using a 40 hour workweek at the minimum wage pay rate when there is no reliable evidence of income. Examples of sources used to gather reliable evidence of income may include, but are not limited to, income from tax returns for prior years, check stubs or other information for determining current ability to pay child support.
26Income from Self EmploymentIncome from self-employment is gross income from business endeavors minus ordinary and reasonable expenses necessary to produce such income. Income from business endeavors include, but are not limited to, work as an independent contractor or consultant, sales of goods or services, and rental properties. Expenses necessary to produce income do not include expenses that are not considered ordinary and reasonable such as: (i) Excessive promotional, travel, vehicle, or personal living expenses, depreciation on equipment, or costs of operation of home offices; or (ii) Amounts allowable by the Internal Revenue Service for the accelerated component of depreciation expenses, investment tax credits, or any other business expenses determined by the Court or the jury to be inappropriate for determining Gross Income. Self-employment Taxes are those deductions from total monthly gross income of the self employed person for payment of FICA and Medicare. Only one-half of the Self-Employment and Medicare taxes shall be deducted. (See IRS Publication No. 533 for years after 2006.)
27Life InsuranceLife Insurance means that either Parent has purchased life insurance for themselves with the Child as beneficiary.
28ModificationModification means reviewing an established court order for support using current information of the Mother, Father, Nonparent Custodian and Child(ren), and determining whether or not the support obligation should increase, decrease or remain unchanged.
29MortgageMortgage means that the Noncustodial Parent is providing shelter, such as paying the mortgage of the home, or has provided a home at no cost to the Custodial Parent in which the Child in this action resides.
30Non-specific DeviationsNon-Specific Deviations is a deviation from the Presumptive Amount of Child Support, and other than those already identified, that may be appropriate, and that the court of jury finds are in the best interest of the child in this action.
31Nonparent CustodianNoncustodial parent means the parent with whom the child resides less than 50 percent of the time or the parent who has the greater payment obligation for child support. Where the child resides equally with both parents and neither parent can be determined as owing a lesser amount than the other, the court shall determine which parent to designate as the noncustodial parent for the purpose of this Code section.
32Noncustodial ParentNoncustodial Parent means the Parent with whom the Child resides less than 50 percent of the time or the Parent who has the payment obligation for child support.
33RepresentativeNote: person entering data for mother, father, or nonparent custodian?
34Title II Social Security BenefOld age, survivors and disability benefits for a child who is either unmarried and has not attained the age of 18, is still in secondary school and under 19 years of age, or is under a disability which began before he attained the age of 22 years of age. The child must also be a dependent of the insured individual.
35Other Health Related InsuranceOther Health Related Insurance means vision or dental insurance available at a reasonable cost for the Child as provided by the Mother, Father or Nonparent Custodian.
36other source of incomeOther Sources of Income, whether earned or unearned, may include, but are not limited to, the following: (i) Salaries; (ii) Commissions, fees, and tips; (iii) Income from self-employment; (iv) Bonuses; (v) Overtime payments; (vi) Severance pay; (vi) Severance pay; (viii) Interest income; (viii) Interest income; (ix) Dividend income; (x) Trust income; (xi) Income from annuities; (xii) Capital gains; (xiii) Disability or retirement benefits that are received from the Social Security Administration pursuant to Title II of the federal Social Security Act; (xiv) Workers?? compensation benefits, whether temporary or permanent; (xv) Unemployment insurance benefits; (xvi) Judgments recovered for personal injuries and awards from other civil actions; (xvii) Gifts that consist of cash or other liquid instruments, or which can be converted to cash; (xviii) Prizes; (xix) Lottery winnings; (xx) Alimony or maintenance received from persons other than parties to the proceeding before the Court; and (xxi) Assets which are used for the support of the family.
37Parent Parent means a person who owes a child a duty of support pursuant to Code Section 19-7-2.
38Parenting Time AdjustmentParenting Time Adjustment is a Deviation from a Parent's portion of the Basic Child Support Obligation based upon the Noncustodial Parent's court ordered visitation with a Child included in this action. NOTE: The Office of Child Support Services will not be involved with any action or claim related to visitation, including actions for contempt brought by the custodial parent against the non-custodial parent for failure to exercise the court ordered visitation upon which the parenting time adjustment deviation is based. The OCSS will apply the parenting time adjustment deviation to the presumptive amount of child support when there is a court order for visitation and the parents agree on the amount of the parenting time adjustment deviation to be applied. If both these criteria are not met, then OCSS will direct the parents to the court and will not apply the Parenting Time Adjustment Deviation.
39Parenting Time DeviationParenting time deviation means a deviation from the noncustodial parent's portion of the basic child support obligation based upon the noncustodial parent's court ordered visitation with the child. For further reference see subsections (g) and (i) of this Code section.
40Permanency Plan or Foster CarePermanency Plan or Foster Care Plan means the cost incurred in assisting a parent in regaining custody of a child who is in the legal custody of the Georgia Department of Human Resources (the Division of Family and Children Services-DFCS), the child protection or foster care agency of another state or territory, or any other child-caring entity, public or private. This total amount may be considered a deviation.