Employers are vital partners of the child support program. Employers work cooperatively with the child support program to ensure that children receive regular and consistent financial and medical support.
If the parent is ordered to pay a family support obligation, the employer (or other source of income) will receive an Income Withholding order telling the employer how to withhold the support obligation.
Please see the Employer guide to child support payments at:
For assistance calculating withholding amounts for an Employee with multiple cases see
Reporting New Hire Information and Changes in Employee Status
Employers must report changes in an employee’s status to the county CSEA. In the event of a layoff, termination, leave of absence without pay, or any termination of pension or retirement benefits, the employer should notify the CSEA in writing within 10 days of the occurrence. The notice should include the employee’s last known address and any available information regarding a new employer or income source.
Ohio employers also must report all newly hired employees and independent contractors who live or work in Ohio within 20 days of their start dates. New-hire reporting helps CSEA locate parents who owe support. Employers may report new employees using a variety of methods, including online reporting, electronic reporting, mail or fax. For more information, visit Ohio’s New Hire Reporting Center.
National Medical Support Notice (MNSN)
Federal and state law require an employer to enroll an employee in health insurance coverage, if available, upon receipt of a National Medical Support Notice.
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