What is Imputed Income?
Imputed Income meaning 1) Fringe benefits provided to employees that may be taxable but which cannot be counted as additional disposable income that is subject to child support obligations. 2) Income assigned based on the earning capacity of a parent in a child support case. “The court may, in its discretion, consider the earning capacity of a parent in lieu of the parent’s income, consistent with the best interests of the children.”
reference: California Department of Child Services