This dissertation explores impacts of state child support laws and earned income tax credits (EITCs) on fathers' contact with their children; their participation in regular and off-the-books work; and whether they substitute toward informal child support in response to qtaxesq on formal support.Assuming that at least $50 in child support was paid on behalf of these families each month, a typical family of three would ... induce her to stop receiving welfare and work instead or to bargain with the father to stop paying formal child support and pay informal support instead. ... by the child support order and order amounts are almost always more than $50/month, eliminating disregard does not affectanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on Child Support Enforcement and Tax Evasion|
|Author||:||Samara Ruth Gunter|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|