Child Support Calculator

Use this calculator to determine child support obligations according to North Carolina Child Support Guidelines. This calculator will automatically determine if your situation requires a calculation based on the primary custody, joint custody, or split custody guidelines. NC Child Support Guidelines only cover families making less than $25,000 per month. Deviations may be made from the guidelines, but are not covered by this calculator.



Number of children from this relationship:

For this formula you must have at least 1 child but no more than 6 children

Number of overnights per year each child spends with you:

Example: If you have the child every other weekend and 4 weeks in the summer you should enter 80 overnights.
Example 2: If each parent has the child every other week you should enter 182 overnights.

Income Information

Your monthly gross income: $
Other parent's monthly gross income: $

Your support obligation cannot be calculated. The North Carolina child support guidelines do not provide for people who make a combined family income of more than $300,000 per year ($25,000 per month).

Please enter one of values.

NC Child Support Guidelines only cover families making less than $25,000 per month. Deviations may be made from the guidelines, but are not covered by this calculator.

Additional child related payments you are making:

  • Pre-existing child support:
  • Monthly Work Related Child Care Costs:
  • Health Insurance Premiums (children):
  • Extraordinary Expenses (see notes below):

Additional child related payments the other parent is making:

  • Pre-existing child support:
  • Monthly Work Related Child Care Costs:
  • Health Insurance Premiums (children):
  • Extraordinary Expenses (see notes below):
  1. expenses related to special or private elementary or secondary schools to meet a child’s particular educational needs, and
  2. expenses for transporting the child between the parents’ homes) may be added to the basic child support obligation and ordered paid by the parents in proportion to their respective incomes if the court determines the expenses are reasonable, necessary, and in the child’s best interest.
If you have responsibility for any other children not of this relationship, please enter the number of children here:
If the other parent has responsibility for any other children not of this relationship, please enter the number of children here:
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