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Indiana Department of Child Services

DCS  > Child Support > Glossary Glossary

ACF               Administration for Children and Families

Adjudicated   Established by a court

Arrearage      The amount of past due child support

ASFE             Annual Support Fees

AVR               Automated Voice Response System

BMV               Bureau of Motor Vehicles

CCPA             Consumer Credit Protection Act

CP                 Custodial Party

DCS               Department of Child Services

DHHS             Department of Health and Human Services

DOB               Date of Birth

EFT                Electronic Funds Transfer

FEIN               Federal Employer Identification Number

INSCCU          Indiana State Central Collection Unit (processes support payments)

IRS                 Internal Revenue Service

ISETS             Indiana Support Enforcement Tracking System

IV-A                Title IV-A of the Social Security Act - Federal/State Public Assistance Program

IV-D                Title IV-D of the Social Security Act - Federal/State Child Support Program

IV-E                Title IV-E of the Social Security Act - Federal/State Foster Care Program

IWO                Income Withholding Order

NCP                Non-custodial Parent

Obligee          Someone who receives child support

Obligor           Someone who is legally obligated to pay child support

OCSE              Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement

SDU                State Disbursement Unit

SSA                Social Security Administration

SSN                Social Security Number

TANF              Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

UIFSA             Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

UPPA              Unreimbursed Past Public Assistance