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GTM Welcomes Families of Household Staffing

GTM offers household payroll, HR, and insurance services without risks, hassles, or worries

What We Offer

When you sign up for GTM you have access to a wide range of services and support for your household payroll, tax, and employee offerings.

Comprehensive Payroll

Automated payroll processing with free direct deposit.

Guaranteed On-time Tax Filings

Quarterly, annual, state and federal taxes filed on time, every time.

Compliance with Tax, Wage and Labor Laws

Exceptional support team helps you stay legal, avoid fines and penalties, and protect your family and employee.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance

A policy may be required in your state but we have you covered from obtaining your policy to managing audits and invoices.

Employee Benefits

GTM provides more tax-saving health benefit and retirement plans than any other household tax or payroll service.

Integrated Timekeeping

Employees punch in and out on their mobile device to create timesheets that flow seamlessly into payroll.

Free Consultation

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Talk to a Household Employment Expert

 

Get a complimentary, no-obligation consultation about your household employment situation, tax requirements, and more.

Why GTM?

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One-stop Shop

GTM handles all your payroll, tax, workers’ compensation insurance, and employee benefit needs under one roof.

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Team of Experts

Your account is backed by a team of certified payroll and HR professionals, licensed insurance brokers, and household employment tax experts.

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Ecstatic Clients

With the best reviews in the business, clients love the services and support from a firm that has served tens of thousands of families.

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Data Security

GTM adheres to the highest data security standards to ensure your information remains confidential.

Understand State Household Employment Laws

Laws regarding employment of household workers vary from state to state.

Click below to see employment laws, rules and regulations including minimum wage, workers' compensation, and overtime pay for your state or region.

California Rules

Minimum Wage in California

Workers’ Compensation

  • in California, household employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance on their homeowner's insurance policy. Contact your homeowner's insurance broker for more information, or contact GTM for a quote.

Overtime Rules

  • Hourly employees in California are entitled to a special overtime pay rate of at least 1.5 times their regular hourly wage for all overtime worked, if they work over 40 hours in a week or over 9 hours in a day.

Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights: California has special laws that pertain to the employment of domestic workers. Read more about The California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

Other Requirements in California:

District of Columbia Rules
  • Minimum Wage
    • In Washington, D.C., the current minimum wage is $17/hour.
  • Workers’ Compensation
    • In Washington, D.C., a household employer is required to have workers’ compensation insurance if their employee works 240 hours or more in a quarter. Please contact GTM for a price quote.
  • Overtime Rules
    • Hourly employees in Washington, D.C. are entitled to an overtime pay rate of at least 1.5 times their regular hourly wage for all overtime worked if they work over 40 hours in a week. Overtime pay is not required for live-in employees.
New Jersey Rules
  • Current Minimum Wage
    • In New Jersey, the current minimum wage is $13.73/hour.
  • Workers’ Compensation
    • In New Jersey, household employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance. Please contact GTM for a price quote.
  • Overtime Rules
    • Hourly employees are entitled to a special overtime pay rate of at least 1.5 times their regular hourly wage for all overtime worked if they work over 40 hours in a week. Overtime is not required for live-in employees.
New York Rules
  • Minimum Wage in New York State
    • $16/hour in New York City
    • $16/hour in Long Island and Westchester County
    • $15/hour in the rest of New York State
  • Workers’ Compensation
    • in New York, household employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance. Please contact GTM for a price quote.
  • Overtime Rules
    • Hourly employees in New York are entitled to a special overtime pay rate of at least 1.5 times their regular hourly wage for all overtime worked, if they work more than 40 hours in a week (more than 44 hours in a week if the worker lives in their employer’s home).
  • Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights: New York has special laws that pertain to the employment of domestic workers. Read more about New York’s Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights.
Pennsylvania Rules
  • Minimum Wage
    •  in Pennsylvania, the current minimum wage is $7.25/hour. 
  • Workers’ Compensation
    • In Pennsylvania, household employers are not required to have workers’ compensation insurance. However, GTM strongly recommends obtaining a policy. Please contact GTM for a price quote.
  • Overtime Rules
    • Hourly employees in Pennsylvania are entitled to a special overtime pay rate of at least 1.5 times their regular hourly wage for all overtime worked if they work over 40 hours in a week. Overtime is not required for live-in employees.

GTM's Guide to Household Employment Wage Laws by State describes what's required in all states and jurisdictions.

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Benefits of Paying Your Household Employee Legally

Benefits for You

Attract higher quality employees * Work with a happier employee * Avoid state and Federal fines and penalties * Reduce the risk of an audit * Take advantage of tax savings * Enjoy peace of mind

Benefits for Your Employee

Verifiable income * Legal employment history * Unemployment benefits * Social Security and Medicare benefits * Workers’ compensation benefits

We look forward to discussing your household tax and payroll needs.

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