R.S. §9:315.3 Child Care Costs (Addition to Basic Obligation)

§9:315.3.   Child care costs; addition to basic obligation

A. Net child care costs shall be added to the basic child support obligation. The net child care costs are determined by applying the Federal Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses provided in Internal Revenue Form 2441 to the total or actual child care costs.

B. Reasonable child care expenses incurred by either parent while receiving job training or education necessary to obtain employment or enhance earning potential may be added to the basic child support obligation unless such expenses unreasonably burden the parent paying child support.

Acts 1989, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 9, §1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989; Acts 2001, No. 1082, §1; Acts 2014, No. 134, §1.

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