Credit Reporting

The Child Support Program reports past-due support to consumer reporting agencies (or credit bureaus). The Program reports to Innovus, Experian, TransUnion and Equifax.

If the past-due balance is equal to or greater than two times the monthly child support obligation or if there is a past-due amount of at least $400, the Child Support Program reports the parent who owes support and the amount owed to consumer reporting agencies.

The Child Support Program notifies the parent by mail. The parent has 25 days from the date on the notice to do one of the following:

If there is no payment or contact within 25 days from the date on the notice, the past-due support amount will remain on the parent's credit report until it is paid in full.