Tax refund offset
If the amount of unpaid child support is equal to or more than the limits below, and the payor is entitled to a federal or state tax refund or a homestead or other rebate, that refund may go to pay the child support order.
Federal tax offset:
State tax and homestead/saver rebate offset:
In public assistance cases, the amount of unpaid support must be at least $150.
In non-public assistance cases, the amount of unpaid support must be at least $500.
If you had ever received public assistance and there are arrears owed to the public assistance agency, those arrears must be paid first.
The amount of unpaid support must be equal to or greater than one month’s support obligation.