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FY2010 Annual Report - Table 93

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Published: December 1, 2010
Table 93: Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS), PY* 2010
NATIONAL FPLS STATISTICS AMOUNT % OF TOTAL
FEDERAL OFFSET PROGRAM    
Total Net Collections and Percent of Total $2,108,823,275  
Offset 1/ $2,092,984,519 99.2 %
Administrative Offset 1/ $15,838,756 0.8 %
TANF 2/ $566,371,046 26.9 %
Non-TANF 2/ $1,542,452,229 73.1 %
Total Number of Offsets and Percent of Total 1,600,272  
Tax Offset 1/ 1,551,158 96.9 %
Administrative Offset 1/ 49,114 3.1 %
TANF 2/ 500,520 31.3 %
Non-TANF 2/ 1,099,752 68.7 %
Total Certified Caseload and Percent of Total (As of End of the PY) 7,959,629  
TANF Cases 3/ 2,832,896 35.6 %
Non-TANF Cases 3/ 5,126,733 64.4 %
Total Certified Arrearages and Percent of Total (As of End of the PY) $107,390,418,343  
TANF $32,239,207,022 30.0%
Non-TANF $75,151,211,321 70.0%
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 TANF or non-TANF debts. The criteria for certification of a debt for Federal Income Tax Refund Offset are as follows:    In TANF or Title IV-E foster care cases the amount of past-due support must be at least $150.   In non-TANF or Medicaid-only cases the amount of past-due support must be at least $500.   For certification of a debt for Administrative Offset the amount of past-due support must be at least $25. 
* PY - Processing Year