Child Support Services (CSS) Letters

Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
02.27.2014 CSS 14-03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Opening Child Support Arrears Only Cases When Children are Emancipated 29
01.08.2014 CSS 14-01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Determining if an Audit(s) Should be Conducted When Case Management Responsibility Changes 63
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
12.02.2013 CSS 13-06 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Spousal Support Enforcement - Supersedes CSS Letter 10-02 50
08.19.2013 CSS 13-02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Performance Improvement Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2014 117
05.31.2013 CSS 13-01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Revision to Information Security Manual 86
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
09.18.2012 CSS 12-05 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Plan of Cooperation for Federal Fiscal Years October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2014 586
08.07.2012 CSS 12-04 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Performance Improvement Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2013 118
03.27.2012 CSS 12-03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Payments from Foreign Countries 37
02.10.2012 CSS 12-02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Restrictions on Enforcement Actions for Bankruptcy 28
02.06.2012 CSS 12-01
Attachment I
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Internal Revenue Requirements for 45-Day Notification of Contractor Access to Federal Tax Information 56
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
12.22.2011 CSS 11-14 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Adjusting Charging Instructions at Case Closure 32
11.01.2011 CSS 11-13 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Case Status When A Custodial Party Is Deceased 26
04.06.2012 CSS 11-12 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Crediting Federal Derivative Benefit Payments – Errata 44
09.26.2011 CSS 11-12 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Crediting Federal Derivative Benefit Payments 51
08.19.2011 CSS 11-10 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Performance Improvement Process for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2012 120
07.27.2011 CSS 11-11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Implementation of the FDRA Annual Service Fee 35
06.23.2011 CSS 11-08 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Chaptered Legislation, Senate Bill 1355, Petition to Set Aside Arrears for Periods of Incarceration or Involuntary Institutionalization 49
06.17.2011 CSS 11-05 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Revised Prior Approval Request Process & Justification Worksheet 44
06.09.2011 CSS 11-07 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Judicial Council Form FL-634, Notice of Change of Responsibility for Managing Child Support Case 26
04.25.2011 CSS 11-06 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Intergovernmental Child Support Federal Regulations 35
04.08.2011 CSS 11-03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Clarification of Equipment and Other Capital Expenditures 28
03.21.2011 CSS 11-04 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Safeguarding and Handling Federal Tax Information (FTI) 1138
02.07.2011 CSS 11-02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Medical Support 33
01.14.2011 CSS 11-01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act - Furnisher Rules Affecting Credit Reporting 35
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
08.16.2010 CSS 10-11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Performance Improvement Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2011 74
08.12.2010 CSS 10-12 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Plan of Cooperation for Federal Fiscal Years October 1, 2010 Through September 30, 2012 39
05.05.2010 CSS 10-05 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) New Information Security Standards and Revisions to the Information Security Manual (Supersedes and Replaces CSS Letter 04-10) 447
04.05.2010 CSS 10-10 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) IV-D Case Construct and Disregard Payee 48
03.09.2010 CSS 10-09 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Project Save Our Children (PSOC) Procedures 47
03.10.2010 CSS 10-06 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Juvenile Probation Cases 28
03.08.2010 CSS 10-03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Funds Transition Close-Out / Transition of Receivables 40
02.23.2010 CSS 10-02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Spousal Support (Superseded by CSS 13-06) 485
02.17.2010 CSS 10-04 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Providing Child Support Services to Third Parties 43
01.25.2010 CSS 10-01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Mandatory Review and, if Appropriate, Adjustment of Child Support Orders in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cases Every Three Years 81
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
12.21.2009 CSS 09-17 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Revision To Annual Information Security Manual Compliance Certification 56
12.21.2009 CSS 09-16 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Revision To Safeguarding Federal Tax Information - Employee Awareness 56
11.16.2009 CSS 09-11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Revised Maternity Pause Policy for Unborn Children in Non-Aided Cases 27
10.15.2009 CSS 09-12 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Performance Improvement Process For Federal Fiscal Year 2010. 38
10.05.2009 CSS 09-13 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Processing for Locally Received Payments 39
09.24.2009 CSS 09-02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) New Information Security Standards and Revisions to the Information Security Manual 627
09.23.2009 CSS 09–14 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Federal Deficit Reduction Act - Resulting Impacts To Assignment and Distribution 58
07.08.2009 CSS 09–07 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Statewide License Release Process and Inter-County Communication Of License Release Determinations (Superseded by CSSIN 13-02) 492
04.24.2009 CSS 09–04 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Request and Authorization For Release of Information 43
02.19.2009 CSS 09–01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Annual Safeguard Activity Report 42
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
12.05.2008 CSS 08–16 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Genetic Testing Cost and Legal Fee Recovery 87
12.04.2008 CSS 08–15 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Genetic Testing Fee Recovery 87
10.03.2008 CSS 08–13 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Over Collection and Non-Support Collection Refund Policy 30
08.08.2008 CSS 08–12 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Performance Management Approach for Federal Fiscal Year 2009 – Business Planning for Local Child Support Agencies 55
08.21.2008 CSS 08–11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Managing Unallocated Orders in Child Support Enforcement (CSE) System for Current Child Support and Arrears 48
na CSS 08–10   not available yet na
na CSS 08–09   not available yet na
09.03.2008 CSS 08–08 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Processing Unfiled Answer To Complaint 26
05.30.2008 CSS 08–07 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Plan of Cooperation (POC) for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2008 and 2009 134
05.09.2008 CSS 08–06 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) New Information Security Manual Standard – Separation of Duties 72
03.19.2008 CSS 08–05 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Duplicate Case Transfer Receivables – Temporary and Long Term Policy and Procedures 42
na CSS 08–04   not available yet na
02.28.2008 CSS 08–03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Federal Grant Opportunity and Grant Approval Process 87
01.15.2008 CSS 08–02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Applications for Third Party Access 28
na CSS 08–01   not available yet na
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
12.31.2007 CSS 07–20 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Administration of the Passport Denial Program 47
03.07.2008 CSS 07–18 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Enforcement Action Guidelines for Bankruptcy – Errata 35
12.20.2007 CSS 07–18 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Enforcement Action Guidelines for Bankruptcy 37
11.20.2007 CSS 07–17 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Assembly Bill (AB) 252 Paternity Set Aside or Vacate Follow-up Report 71
na CSS 07–16   not available yet na
11.08.2007 CSS 07–15 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Approach for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2008 42
12.17.2007 CSS 07–14 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Statewide License Release Guidelines 52
03.24.2008 CSS 07–13 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Statewide Document Imaging Standards – Errata 72
12.26.2007 CSS 07–13 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Statewide Document Imaging Standards 76
10.12.2007 CSS 07–12 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Use of Transitional Adjustment Functionality 22
07.11.2007 CSS 07–11 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Duplicate Case Transfer Policy Update for Statewide Services Version 2.1 – Errata 47
06.28.2007 CSS 07–11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Duplicate Case Transfer Policy Update for Statewide Services Version 2.1 53
06.26.2007 CSS 07–10 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Procedures for IV-D Overpayment Processing 98
06.20.2007 CSS 07–09 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) State Controller's Office Death Match 29
05.04.2007 CSS 07–08 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Exception Processing for Locally Received Support Payments 32
05.03.2007 CSS 07–07 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Payments Received from Foreign Countries 41
04.24.2007 CSS 07–06 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Complaint Resolution Process When a County Transitions from CASES/ARS to the Child Support Enforcement System 39
04.23.2007 CSS 07–05 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Mandatory Pre-Consortia Systems Shutdown 46
03.16.2007 CSS 07–04 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Federal Grant Opportunities and Grant Approval Process See also EBlast update 74
05.25.2007 CSS 07–03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Corrective Action Process 36
02.13.2007 CSS 07–02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Updated Child Support Compliance Review Guide and Forms – Replaces and Supersedes CSS Letter 05–37 480
01.16.2007 CSS 07–01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Introduction of the DCSS Information Security Manual 37
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
01.04.2007 CSS 06–41 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Suspension of Multiple Lien Enforcement Actions 27
12.01.2006 CSS 06–40 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) New California Child Support Automation System (CCSAS) Governance Structure 328
11.29.2006 CSS 06–39 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Case Opening When the Noncustodial Parent is Deceased 32
11.30.2006 CSS 06–38 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Discontinuation of Family Reunification Compromise of Arrears Program (FR COAP) Data Reporting 30
10.31.2006 CSS 06–37 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Child Support Program–Repayment Sharing Ratios for Federal Fiscal Year 2007 and Changes for Aid Code 35 – Errata 39
10.11.2006 CSS 06–37 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Child Support Program–Repayment Sharing Ratios for Federal Fiscal Year 2007 and Changes for Aid Code 35 52
09.26.2006 CSS 06–36 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) CASES Forms/Tools Directive 39
10.10.2006 CSS 06–35 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) CS 1257 Monthly State Performance Report & CS 157 Child Support Services Federal Fiscal Year Annual Data & Accounts Receivable Report Updated Instructions 177
10.11.2006 CSS 06–34 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Changes to Quarterly Data Reliability Review 40
09.27.2006 CSS 06–33 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Spousal Support 42
09.14.2006

CSS 06–32
Attachment I
Attachment II

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Plan Requirements for Federal Fiscal Year 2007 44
08.07.2006 CSS 06–31 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) California Child Support Automation Systems Guideline Calculator – Errata 28
08.04.2006 CSS 06–31 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) California Child Support Automation Systems Guideline Calculator 28
na CSS 06–30   not available yet na
08.10.2006 CSS 06–29 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) The California Domestic Partner Rights and Responsibilities Act 39
na CSS 06–28   not available yet na
06.30.2006 CSS 06–27 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend Match 95
07.12.2006 CSS 06–26 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Direct Deposit Enrollment 48
07.05.2006 CSS 06–25 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) IRS Joint Return Intercept Processing, Including IRS Negative Adjustments 46
12.15.2006 CSS 06–24 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) CSS Letter 06-24  – Errata 27
07.05.2006 CSS 06–24 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Statewide Allocation 98
07.05.2006 CSS 06–23 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Statewide Allocation Impact on the License Release Process (Superseded by CSSIN 13-02) 471
10.02.2006 CSS 06–22 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Suspension of Multiple Lien Enforcement Actions – Errata 27
07.05.2006 CSS 06–22 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Suspension of Multiple Lien Enforcement Actions 43
07.05.2006 CSS 06–21 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Contempt Collections 30
07.14.2006 CSS 06–20 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Compromise of Arrears Program (COAP) 33
06.08.2006 CSS 06–19 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Duplicate Case Transfer Policy Update for Statewide Services Version 1 Implementation 1.3 75
na CSS 06–18   not available yet na
07.06.2006 CSS 06–17 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Internal Safeguard Reviews 302
09.22.2006 CSS 06–16 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Questions and Answers on Assembly Bill 252 Paternity Disestablishment – Set Aside/Vacate Paternity Judgments – Errata 38
07.17.2006 CSS 06–16 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Questions and Answers on Assembly Bill 252 Paternity Disestablishment – Set Aside/Vacate Paternity Judgments 67
04.28.2006 CSS 06–15 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Review and Adjustment of Child Support Orders For Military Service Members Deployed Out–of–State 205
04.25.2006 CSS 06–14 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Notice of Support Judgment and Release of Judgment Lien Forms 92
04.26.2006 CSS 06–13 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Verification of Unreimbursed Assistance Pools 38
04.06.2006 CSS 06–12 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Selective Case Initiation: Establishing a Child Support Case Against One Noncustodial Parent and Not the Other 42
04.05.2006 CSS 06–11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Federal Grant Opportunities and Grant Approval Process 132
03.27.2006 CSS 06–10 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Case Closure When the Noncustodial Parent Has Been Deported to Mexico 76
02.24.2006 CSS 06–09 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) County–Only Aid Codes 31
02.24.2006 CSS 06–08 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Aid Code Project 73
02.08.2006 CSS 06–07 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Replacement Funds Process For Non–Sufficient Funds Checks 32
04.13.2006 CSS 06–06 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Plan of Cooperation for FFY 2006 and FFY 2007 – Errata 66
02.28.2006 CSS 06–06 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Plan of Cooperation for FFY 2006 and FFY 2007 272
01.31.2006

CSS 06–05 
Attachment I  
Attachment II  

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Revised Submission of Business Continuity Plans 2,704
02.14.2006 CSS 06–04 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Paternity Establishment When the Alleged Noncustodial Parent is Deceased 34
03.03.2006 CSS 06–03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Lost, Destroyed, and Stolen Check Reissue Process 339
02.15.2006 CSS 06–02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Case Initiation of Previously–Closed Title IV–D Cases 45
01.09.2006 CSS 06–01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Endorsement/Stamping Clarification 95
Date Letter Number   Subject Size (KB)
12.21.2005 CSS 05–37 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Updated Child Support Compliance Review Guide and Forms – Replaces and Supersedes CSS Letter 04–31 443
12.12.2005 CSS 05–36 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Plan Requirements for Federal Fiscal Year 2006 46
11.29.2005 CSS 05–35 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Child Support Orders 46
11.22.2005 CSS 05–34 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Submission and Maintenance of Business Continuity Management Plans 98
na CSS 05–33   not available yet na
11.02.2005 CSS 05–32 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) State Disbursement Unit – Funds Transition Plan 120
11.02.2005 CSS 05–31 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Proposed Revisions to the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) Annual Data Report (OCSE 157) 33
10.21.2005 CSS 05–30 Duplicate Case Transfer Policy Update 210
10.12.2005 CSS 05–29 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) New Federal Bankruptcy Law 44
10.11.2005 CSS 05–28 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Child Support Program – Repayment Sharing Ratios and New Aid Code for Federal Fiscal Year 2006 46
10.05.2005 CSS 05–27 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Interstate Cases and Retroactive Child Support 31
09.21.2005 CSS 05–26 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Legal Date of Collection 63
09.28.2005 CSS 05–25 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Security Awareness Training/System Administrator Training 76
08.26.2005 CSS 05–24 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Safeguarding Federal Tax Information – Warning Banner 93
08.09.2005 CSS 05–23 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 6.0 Browser Requirements 68
07.08.2005 CSS 05–22 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend Match 154
06.30.2005 CSS 05–21 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Conversion of Earnings Withholding Orders to Order/Notice to Withhold 77
06.20.2005 CSS 05–20 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Summary Report on Claims of Good Cause for Refusing to Cooperate in Establishing Paternity and Securing Child Support (CA1004) 71
06.21.2005 CSS 05–19 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Court Venue and Direct Applications for Child Support Services 86
06.03.2005 CSS 05–18 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Compromise of Arrears Program to Be Released on July 1, 2005 79
06.07.2005 CSS 05–17 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Family Reunification Compromise of Arrearages Reporting – AB 1449 73
05.23.2005

CSS 05–16  
Attachment I  

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Plan on Cooperation (POC) Extension 119
05.19.2005

CSS 05–15  
Attachment II
Attachment III  

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) AB 252 Paternity Set Aside/Vacate Quarterly Report and Instructions 148
05.09.2005 CSS 05–14 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) County Funds Detail Survey 168
04.25.2006 CSS 05–13 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) CSS Letter 05–13 Errata 35
05.02.2005 CSS 05–13 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Assembly Bill 2669 94
na CSS 05–12   not available yet na
04.19.2005 CSS 05–11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Child Support Program – Updated Information Repayment Sharing Ratios for Federal Fiscal Year 2005 145
03.29.2005 CSS 05–10 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Collection and Disbursement of Child Support Funds 84
03.23.2005 CSS 05–09 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Child Support Program Passport Release Request [attachments are not available online] 113
03.14.2005 CSS 05–08 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Revised Federal Poverty Level Guidelines for Compromise of Assigned Arrearages – Family Reunification 117
03.11.2005 CSS 05–07 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Federal Grant Opportunities and Grant Approval Process 135
03.01.2005 CSS 05–06 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Additional Reciprocating Nations 123
02.11.2005 CSS 05–05 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Clarification of Non–Electronic Data Processing Automation Requests and Cost Threshold for Equipment Inventories 79
03.29.2005 CSS 05–04 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Interstate Status Requests 127
08.28.2006 CSS 05–03 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Maternity Pause Policy for Unborn Children – Errata 91
01.18.2005 CSS 05–03 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Maternity Pause Policy for Unborn Children 39
01.07.2005 CSS 05–02 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Safeguarding Federal Tax Information – Employee Awareness 39
03.02.2005 CSS 05–01 Errata Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) CS 1257 Monthly State Performance Report & CS 157 Child Support Services Federal Fiscal Year Annual Data & Accounts Receivable Report Updated Instructions – Errata 200
01.07.2005 CSS 05–01 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) CS 1257 Monthly State Performance Report & CS 157 Child Support Services Federal Fiscal Year Annual Data & Accounts Receivable Report Updated Instructions 316