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FY2006 Annual Report - Table 82

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Published: December 1, 2006
Table 82: Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS), PY 2006
National FPLS Statistics
Source: Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS).
1 Tax Offsets are based on intercepts of Federal Tax Refunds, while Administrative Offsets are based on intercepts of certain Federal payments such as vendor and miscellaneous payments (e.g., expense reimbursement payments and travel payments) and Federal retirement payments. The Tax and Administrative figures add up to the Total figures and include both TANF and Non-TANF.
2 The TANF and Non-TANF figures add up to the Total figures and include both Tax and Administrative Offsets.
3 A certified case may be representative of an individual debt or an accumulation of debts. The criteria for certification of a debt for Tax Offset are as follows: In TANF or Title IV-E foster care cases: the amount of past-due support must be at least $150 and must have been delinquent for 3 months or longer. In Non-TANF or Medicaid-only cases: the amount of past-due support owed to, or on behalf of, a qualified child must be at least $500 and may not be submitted for tax offset if the child is emancipated, even if arrears accrued while the child was still a minor. The exception is when an adult has been determined to be disabled under Title II or XVI of the Act while he/she was still a minor and for whom a support order was still in effect.
Federal Offset Program (1/01/06 - 12/31/06) Amount ($) % of Total
Total Net Collections and % of Total $1,600,239,060  
Tax Offset 1 1,595,906,403 99.7%
Administrative Offset 1 4,332,657 0.3%
TANF 2 675,176,833 42.2%
Non-TANF 2 925,062,227 57.8%
Total Number of Offsets and % of Total 1,398,699  
Tax Offset 1 1,385,093 99.0%
Administrative Offset 1 13,606 1.0%
TANF 2 646,655 46.2%
Non-TANF 2 752,044 53.8%
Total Certified Caseload and % of Total (As of End of the PY) 7,408,282  
TANF Cases 3 3,208,771 43.3%
Non-TANF Cases 3 4,199,511 56.7%
Total Certified Arrearages and % of Total (As of End of the PY) 87,691,974,034  
TANF 37,729,167,763 43.0%
Non-TANF 49,962,806,271 57.0%