INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Retention and application of interest payments.
Effective Date: September 1, 2005.
Document Description: This notice explains to the Division of Child Support (DCS) staff that DCS does not assess or collect interest on child support debts, unless asked to do so by the initiating jurisdiction. However, when DCS is the initiating jurisdiction, some responding jurisdictions will assess, collect, and send interest payments to DCS. This policy memorandum tells staff how to apply these interest payments to both public assistance and nonassistance cases.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Fran Ferry, Division of Child Support, P.O. Box 11520, Tacoma, WA 98411-5520, phone (360) 664-5322, TDD (360) 753-9122, fax (360) 586-3274, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 16, 2005