When can a self-employed payor of maintenance for the purposes of maintaining a personal income against their own tax returns?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Luedke v. Luedke, 2004 BCCA 327 (CanLII):

As noted by Rooke J. in Lavoie v. Wills (2000), 280 A.R. 16, 2000 ABQB 1014, in the case of self-employed payors of maintenance claiming lack of ability to pay based on their tax returns, the court must carefully examine financial records placed before the court when determining ability to pay.

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