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Budget 2022: The Government has announced Budget 2022, which includes changes to child support payments. Find out more on our Tax Policy website

Budget 2022: The Government has announced a Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid from 1 August 2022. You do not need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, we’ll pay it into your bank account. Find out more

Individualised funding and other disability support service payments are government-backed programmes that pay for services to support people with disabilities. It lets people with disabilities decide what to do with the funding they're given.

Individualised funding customer definitions

Clients are either the person with a disability or their agent, which is often a relative or caregiver. An individualised funding agent is sometimes called an individualised funding manager.

Hosts or IF Hosts are organisations that help individualised funding clients manage their funding. They work for the Ministry of Health.

Service providers are the people who provide services to people with disabilities. They're also called support workers. They can be employees, contractors or private domestic workers.

What are my individualised funding obligations?

If you are receiving individualised funding for support services it is important to determine what your income tax commitments are to avoid end-of-year penalties.
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Last updated: 04 Oct 2021
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