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COVID-19 - Level 4 Inland Revenue will continue to provide services throughout the COVID-19 response, including paying Working for Families. Please use our online services as phone contact is severely limited. Find out more >

When you separate, your child support and Working for Families entitlements and obligations can change.   

  • Child support is payments made from one parent to another to help with the cost of raising a child and is for parents who no longer live together. If you're already a customer you need to update your child support details.
  • You may become eligible for Working for Families if your income changes. If you already get Working for Families, the amount you get might change. If you're already a customer you need to update your Working for Families details.