Equal Parenting Time (EPT) Worksheet
(The Equal Parenting Time Worksheet shall be filed with the Child Support Worksheet. References like "Line F.3" correspond to
lines shown on the Child Support Worksheet (CSW). References to "line 9" are to the lines on this worksheet.)
Step
#
Line
#
Instruction
Amount
Step 1
1
Enter the higher amount of the adjusted subtotal from Line F.3
2
Enter the lower amount of the adjusted subtotal from Line F.3
3
Subtract line 2 from line 1 and enter the result here
4
Multiply line 3 by 50% (.5) and enter the result here
Step 2
5
Enter the total from Line D.1 (Child Support Income)
6
Enter the total from Line D.3 (Gross Child Support Obligation)
7
If the parents have a written agreement to each provide clothing for the
children in their own home, go to line 9. If not, go to line 8.
Step
2.a
8
If the amount on line 5 is:
A. equal to or less than \$4,690, enter 7% (.07).
B. greater than \$4,690 but less than \$8,125, enter 10.5% (.105).
C. equal to or greater than \$8,125 enter 15% (.15) and go to line 10.
______%
Step
2.b
9
If the amount on line 5 is:
A. equal to or less than \$4,690, enter 11% (.11).
B. greater than \$4,690 but less than \$8,125, enter 14% (.14).
C. equal to or greater than \$8,125 enter 18% (.18) and go to line 10.
______%
10
Multiply line 6 by the percentage on line 8 or line 9 and enter the result here.
Step 3
11
If the parent designated by the court to pay all of the child(ren)'s direct
expenses is:
A. the parent with the lower adjusted subtotal from Line F.3 of the
child support worksheet, go to line 12.
B. the parent with the higher adjusted subtotal on Line F.3 of the
child support worksheet, go to line 14.
Step
3.a
12
Add line 4 and line 10.
13
Enter the amount on line 12 onto Line F.4 of the child support worksheet for
the parent with the higher adjusted subtotal on Line F.3. Calculate the
enforcement fee (if any) on Line F.5. The result on Line F.6 is the amount
the parent with the higher adjusted subtotal on Line F.3 will pay to the parent
with the lower adjusted subtotal on Line F.3.
Step
3.b
14
Subtract line 10 from line 4.
15
Enter this amount on line 14 onto Line F.4 of the child support worksheet for
the parent with the higher adjusted subtotal on Line F.3. Calculate the
enforcement fee (if any) on Line F.5. The result on Line F.6 is the amount
the parent with the higher adjusted subtotal on Line F.3 will pay to the parent
with the lower adjusted subtotal on Line F.3. If the amount is less than zero,
the court shall consider the overall financial circumstances of the parties to