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Federal Child Support Guidelines

Version of section 20 from 2021-03-01 to 2024-02-06:

Marginal note:Non-resident

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), where a spouse is a non-resident of Canada, the spouse’s annual income is determined as though the spouse were a resident of Canada.

  • Marginal note:Non-resident taxed at higher rates

    (2) If a spouse is a non-resident of Canada and resides in a country that has effective rates of income tax that are significantly higher than those applicable in the province in which the other spouse habitually resides, the spouse’s annual income is the amount that the court determines to be appropriate taking those rates into consideration.

  • SOR/2005-400, s. 2
  • SOR/2020-247, s. 7(E)

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