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CSA Will not update my wage, no matter what, and are now chasing me for arrears.

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I changed jobs about 2 and a half years ago, and my wage increased by 30k. I increased the payments to my ex as according to the online calculator, and this amount was agreed between us, as it had been for the previous 16 years.  All good and well. I then hated the new job and left, and took a job with a 50k pay cut, and informed my ex accordingly and paid what the CSA calculator said to pay.

I wasn't all that keen on that job either, so decided to go part-time - meaning that my wage was now 15k a year. I have no mortgage and no rent any longer, and my bills are minimal so this was fine. However, it wasn't fine by my ex who insisted that I take on another job. As my daughter was nearing an age where she was off to university, there was only around 8 more months of payments to make, so I wasn't about to take on another job just for 8 months. The job I had may not be available in 8 months, or they may not want someone part-time - I didn't want to upset the apple-cart.

Suddenly, I get a call from the CMS who ask about my address - I hadn't heard from them in years - not even an annual statement which they have since admitted was "on hold" for some reason they were unable to tell me of (and still haven't).

Fast forward to the date when my daughter went off to uni (pretty much last week) and is no longer eligible for CMS payments (I have been supporting her directly rather than through her mother since), and I receive an email telling me that I've been moved to "collected payments" or similar. I log in and see that they think I am in arrears of around £5000. I have never missed a payment, and there is a statement from the mother claiming amounts I have paid that are drastically less than I actually paid. I uploaded bank statements to prove the amounts I paid, as well as payslips from a later period when they assumed I was still earning a bigger wage, and said that I dispute the amounts that have been claimed have been paid, and that they still have my wage wrong. At no point did I refuse to pay, and was still waiting for instructions on how to pay them the money...

This morning I receive another email telling me that I am now nearly £8000 in arrears they have sent a "deduction from earnings" order to my employer where they are asking them to take around 110% of my monthly wage.

At no point have I ever missed a payment, and have always paid what was agreed between us - the lady on the phone from the CMS said "That's what we prefer...people using the calculator online and being adults about it".

They have ignored all revisions to my wage, and still think I'm on the wage I was 2 years ago. They used to send annual statements to me, and if they had, I would have realised earlier that they had my wage wrong.

I have told them multiple times in the past what my wage is, and have uploaded proof by way of payslips and have uploaded bank statements proving the payments to my ex are in excess of what she's claiming, but it's all been ignored.

I've now resigned from my part-time job as at this morning, as there's no point working for £0; the firm is small and won't want the extra costs and effort involved with an attachment to earnings.

I'll pay bills and eek out an existence until I can draw my pension to live off.

What are my options here? Can I force it into a court or tribunal somehow, so that judge can see the evidence?


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