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Independent living factsheets

Independent living factsheets

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Your feedback wanted

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have recently launched their new ‘Tell Us About Your Care’ partnerships with a number of national charities, of which Disability Rights UK is one. This involves Disability Rights UK gathering feedback from disabled people about their experiences of using health and social care services. The CQC would welcome feedback on your experience of using any of the services they regulate. Please click here to do so.

You can check social care help in your area at http://socialcareinfo.net/

Guides

  • F58 - your guide to the care act: what you need to know about social care in england - word and pdf versions

Factsheets

LITRG have produced nine factsheets that will help you understand your tax and national insurance responsibilities if you are taking on a personal assistant. These are:

  1. Taking on a personal assistant
  2. Tax employment status
  3. Registering as an employer
  4. Choosing a filing method
  5. Real Time Information (RTI)
  6. Paper filer employers
  7. 'Pay' for tax and NIC purposes
  8. Making payments
  9. Getting more help

LITRG have also produced an introductory guide "Taking on a personal assistant", which gives an overview of the things you need to think about if you are taking on a personal assistant.

You can download these at http://disabilitytaxguide.org.uk/about/resources

See also ENIL's Independent Living Myth Buster