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Application for an exemption review (IR472)

(published August 2016)

An application for a review if the liable parent you receive child support from has been granted an exemption from making child support payments.

An exemption review can only be applied for by a receiving carer of a child or children who is an applicant for formula assessed child support.

You need to be able to show that the exemption granted to the liable parent didn't take into account their:

  • income
  • earning capacity, ie, what they could potentially earn in the coming year(s)
  • property and financial resources.

You will need the following:

After you finish, check that you have answered all questions on your application and any supporting forms. Ensure that you have signed them and enclose all the necessary paper work. Send the application and supporting forms to:

Child Support
PO Box 39010
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt