GTM’s Household Employment Blog
It may seem easy to pay a flat fee for overnight shifts but that could violate wage laws if it does not cover all hours worked at a legal pay rate. Here’s what you need to know to pay your nanny the right way for an overnight shift or other extra hours.
For a few reasons, like qualifying for a health insurance subsidy or taking home more money, a nanny may want to be paid half on and half off the books. This may seem like a reasonable compromise especially if you like the caregiver. Plus, you save on taxes too. Everyone is happy. Right? Here are four key reasons why this is a bad idea even if well-intentioned.
There is plenty of advice out there about how to hire a nanny. But what do you do after you actually hire one? Here are some important steps you need to take to ensure a successful and professional relationship with your caregiver.
Paid sick leave laws often include families with household help like a nanny, senior caregiver, or housekeeper. Here’s a look at what is relevant for household employers and how you can comply with these requirements.
The pandemic, staffing shortages, and tax law changes have all helped create a massive backlog in resolving tax notices as well as processing income tax returns and estimated tax payments. What can household employers expect?
New York’s HERO Act Imposes New Employer Requirements to Help Prevent Spread of Airborne Infectious Diseases
The HERO Act requires employers in New York State, including families with household help, to develop safety plans that help prevent the spread of airborne infectious diseases in the workplace.
Summer may be the time of year to sit back, relax and recharge. Unless of course, you have kids. When school begins again, you could be exhausted. Where did the summer go? And what happened to relaxation? This is where a summer nanny can make your life easier and the season more fun for your kids.
President Biden is proposing unprecedented funding for the IRS to reduce tax evasion and better conduct audits of wealthy Americans. The administration wants to use money raised from cracking down on tax avoidance to help fund the new social programs of the American Families Plan.