The child support program works with both parents to collect consistent, timely child support payments. When child support is not paid regularly, we can take actions to collect monthly and past-due amounts. These various types of actions can affect the parent’s finances, mobility, and public record and include:
Additionally, child support offices can connect parents to employment and other services to help parents become more self-sufficient and able to pay their child support.
For cases in the child support program, the Federal Tax Refund Offset Program collects past-due support payments from the tax refunds of parents who owe child support.
The Passport Denial Program, which is part of the Federal Offset Program, is designed to help states enforce delinquent child support obligations.