GTM Household Blog
Work agreements for household employees are detailed outlines of the employment engagement. It establishes a clear understanding between you and your employee regarding their duties and responsibilities, and helps reduce the likelihood of issues and misunderstandings during their employment.
Families often ask for advice on handling different issues that arise when planning for summertime household employment, so let’s take a look at some of the most common concerns.
You may have heard the term “domestic workers’ bill of rights” with regard to wage and labor laws surrounding nannies and other household employees. But what exactly does that term mean and how did these laws come about?
Although paying “off the books” gives the employee more income and saves families from the extra paperwork, it is illegal and can make you liable for unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. Follow these 14 steps to nanny tax compliance to ensure you are following employment laws.
For household employers, worker classification refers to whether a worker is classified as an employee vs. independent contractor for federal and state employment tax purposes.
The following questions and answers will help ensure household employers know more about the employment of a foreign domestic worker.
Families looking to recruit the best household employees need ways to attract them, especially if they’re unable to pay higher salaries. Offering creative benefits to household employees can do the trick, particularly if those benefits address specific needs.
I own a business. Can I pay my nanny through my company payroll? While it may be tempting to do so, it is illegal, in most cases, to pay a household employee on a business payroll.