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Backdoor Alimony Calculator
Figure out how much alimony is hidden in your child support payment

Child support should cover one half of the basic necessities for raising a child. Any child support award which exceeds this figure is actually tax-free alimony for the ex-wife. This applet will calculate the amount of this backdoor alimony.

$Estimated monthly cost to feed your child
$Estimated monthly cost for basic clothing for your child
$Cost of monthly rent for suitable apartment in your ex's area
$How much this rent would be for an apartment with one less bedroom
$Input your monthly child support payment
Is the mother willing to give the father joint custody?
No Yes


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Also my special thanks to Tracy Hornschuch, who finally got everything to work right.
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