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Income Withholding Orders

Employers help support families by sending wages from employees directly to Child Support Services. This provides families with consistent payments that make sure children are financially supported.

Child Support Services sends income withholding orders through the mail, fax, or electronically. Read more about processing income withholding orders.

Report an Individual is not an Employee or Terminated

When an individual is not an employee or is terminated, employers complete the Notification of employment Termination or Income Status section on the income withholding order and return the order through one of the following methods:

  • Mail responses to:

    Idaho Child Support     
    Mail Distribution Unit
    P.O. Box 83720    
    Boise, ID 83720-5302

  • Fax: 1-855-349-2408

  • Electronically: Through the Electronic Income Withholding Order (e-IWO) program.

About the Electronic Income Withholding Orders Program

Your organization can receive and respond to income withholding orders electronically through the Electronic Income Withholding Order (e-IWO) program. This saves your business time and money, as there is no cost to participate.

You can choose to participate by:

  • Exchanging Excel files through a secured FTP server

  • Customizing your system to directly accept and process income withholding orders. This customization takes about six weeks of programming.

For more information, or to enroll in the e-IWO program, visit the Electronic Income Withholding Orders (e-IWO) site.

Submit Payments

Employers submit payments to Child Support Services by check or electronic funds transfer.

Payments by check are payable to Idaho Child Support Receipting. Payments for multiple individuals can be made with the same check; however, the following identifying information must be included for each individual to apply the payment to the correct individual’s account:

  • Full name

  • A case number

  • The amount to apply

If an incorrect case number is provided to Child Support Services and the payment is disbursed to another individual, employers are liable to recover these funds.