The total cost of a hiring a caregiver through CareLinx is based on a few factors. 

Costs set by the caregiver:

  • Hourly price: Hourly rate decided by the individual caregiver

Costs set by CareLinx:

  • CareLinx service fee: a service fee charged on all caregiver invoices to help CareLinx run smoothly, offer insurance coverage, and provide families support seven days a week. 

Costs determined by IRS:

  • Federal Employment taxes—Employers may be responsible for paying their share of social security and Medicare taxes. 

Other costs that may be included:

  • State or Local Employment taxes -- families may also be responsible for paying quarterly unemployment taxes. 
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance -- some states require families hiring caregivers to purchase this insurance. 

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