Many employers give an annual or quarterly bonus to their employees when certain company or individual goals are met.
A common theme throughout our practice are questions like will I have to pay support based on my gross income or will bonus income be treated differently? How can I pay support based on my income when I don’t know what (or if) I’ll receive as bonus income? Is my bonus community property or used to calculate support? I don’t want it double counted. How does the Department of Child Support Services track employment bonuses? And so many more.
Check off your questions and find out if that extra dough is going to affect child or spousal support by reading on.