Child Support is a way for parents to share the financial responsibility for their child(ren), even when they do not live together. The Department of Revenue is responsible for administering court-ordered child support income in Massachusetts. Support payments are made directly to the household from non-household members when child support is not administered through the
Department of Revenue.
DTA staff must be diligent in asking clients if they have an active DOR Child Support case or if they are receiving Support if they have children in the household.