Bonus/Lump Sum Reporting
Employers can use OCSE’s Child Support Portal to notify participating child support agencies about upcoming lump sum payments to employees who owe child support. Lump sum payments are income and can be attached to collect child support. Lump Sum payments include:
- cash service award
- retroactive pay increase
- sign on bonus
- vacation pay
Lump Sum Reporting Process
Employers use the Employer Services Web Application on OCSE’s Child Support Portal to report employees who are eligible to receive lump sum payments. Through the application, employers can notify participating child support agencies about upcoming payments.
How Do Employers Register for Lump Sum Reporting Online?
What States are Using Lump Sum Reporting?
Nearly all states receive information from employers about noncustodial parents who owe child support and are eligible to receive a lump sum payment.
State Lump Sum Contacts & Requirements
Some child support agencies have state-specific requirements for lump sum reporting. See the state’s contact information to learn more.