Make child maintenance deductions from an employee's pay

2012 CMS scheme

Deduction from Earnings Orders issued with a 12 digit reference number beginning with 121 will be assessed under the 2012 Child Maintenance Scheme (CMS) ie 121XXXXXXXXX.

For employees who have a case with the 2012 CMS, the employer self-service website will allow you to access all guidance and information relating to them.

CMS guidance for employers on the 2012 CMS scheme.

For further information on the 2012 CMS Scheme, you can contact the Child Maintenance Service Employer Support Team on Tel 0345 266 9658 (Opening Times: Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 19:30 and Saturday from 09:00 and 16:30).