Why was back child support deducted from my paycheck and tax refunds?


Delinquent child support can be deducted from federal and state tax refunds, as well as paychecks. Review the following laws and visit a public access law library if you have additional  questions. 

New York Law

  • CPLR 5241 Income execution for support enforcement
  • CPLR 5242 Income deduction order for support enforcement
  • Family Court Act § 413 Parents’ duty to support child
  • Family Court Act § 448 Enforcement by income deduction
  • New York Tax Law §171-c Certain overpayments credited against past-due support
  • Social Services Law § 111-g Availability of paternity and support services
  • Social Services Law § 111-n Review and cost of living adjustment of support orders

United States Law

  • 42 USC § 664 Collection of past-due support from Federal tax refunds


  • Last Updated Oct 25, 2022
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