“Notional table amount of child support”

Jurisdiction: Canada Canada

The table amount of child support that a spouse would pay under the Child Support Guidelines, based upon the spouse’s income, even though that amount is not actually being paid to the other spouse. The notional table amount is used as a proxy or adjustment in the with child support formula to reflect the spouse’s direct spending upon a child as a custodial parent. (See also table amount of child support.)

Source: Glossary of Terms - Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines July 2008, Department of Justice Canada