The Burdette Law Firm
The worksheet embedded below is the formula mandated by Tennessee Department of Human Services to calculate child support payments. Please review the entire sheet, using the scroll bars at the side and bottom. Note that there are six pages, the final page comprising an approximate look-up table.
Tennessee Child Support Calculator
We have rendered the formulas in the above spreadsheet inoperable for privacy reasons (we do not want you to enter your name and income for someone else to see). If you are comfortable with using a spreadsheet and have MS Excel installed on your computer, please click one of the two (PC or Mac) links below to download a functional file for use on the privacy of your own computer.
Download a copy of the worksheet in Microsoft Excel Format for PC, August 2010 update
Download a copy of the worksheet in Microsoft Excel Format for Mac, Feb, 2011 update
If you do not have MS Excel installed on your PC, you can still use a calculator used by the Tennessee Department of Human Services by clicking on the link directly below. Please download, save to desktop, unzip, and open it locally in MSIE. For use on PC's only.
Download the Tennessee Department of Human Services custom support payment calculator
Here is the complete 69 page document explaining the Tennessee child support guidelines which you may review by clicking this download:
Download the Tennessee Department of Human Services complete Child Support Guidelines.
If all the above appears to be daunting...
...and quantitative work is not your forte', please consider hiring a qualified attorney and accountant. As a Certified Public Accountant and Licensed Attorney, Christina Burdette has precisely the right skill set, education and experience to represent you in a child support matter.