Enduring Power of Attorney

money_icon.jpgThe role of a working carer is multi faceted. On any one day you can be called upon to be either or all a nurse, driver, companion, life style co-ordinator, administrator, legal and finance manager. While love and generosity is behind your decision to be a carer, an Enduring Power of Attorney gives you the official credentials - the authority - to undertake many of these tasks.

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A Taxing Time

money_icon.jpgYep, it’s that time of the year again. It’s Tax time - and as a working carer receiving benefits you will want to be aware of the eligibility rules and tax consequences for any payments or bonuses you may have received.

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Applying for the Carer Allowance

money_icon.jpgAs a working carer are you receiving all the benefits you are entitled to? There are a number of Social Security payments you and those you care for can apply for. This article, written by Terry Humphries, a working carer, draws on his experiences with the Carer Allowance over a number of years. Terry gives some helpful suggestions that may help you with your application.

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