This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Petition Remove the tax on child support for victims of domestic violence.

The 4 per cent Child Maintenance Service (CMS) collection fee presents real difficulties, particularly for domestic abuse victims.

For victims, a family-based arrangement is mostly impossible to arrange and using the CMS may be the only safe way for victims of domestic abuse to claim support.

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We are calling on the UK Government to protect, not punish victims of domestic violence by removing the 4% collection charge for victim-survivors.

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