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If you can locate his prior tax returns this is the best source of his assets and income.If you have to your lawyer would file for child support and seek court orders for him to produce it.The business may have a separate return as well.The return would have W-2s if he is paid a salary and the income he received last year.This would be a great start here to see what his income and assets were for say 2015 return.It would be the basis to seek support for a fair amount.
Here in Florida a non-custodial parent has a net income of $2,500 a month and one child to support. Only the non-custodial parent's income is considered. The flat percentage of the non-custodial parent's income that must be dedicated to child support is 25% percent for one child.
Here 25% for one child would be the norm, you might be looking at $250k a year in support if his taxes were this high, likely his income is more than 1 million dollars.
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