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a mother's prayer GTM Payroll Services provides household employers with payroll processing, tax compliance, as well as different insurance offerings for you and your nanny. We help you manage all of the administrative tasks associated with being a household employer, offering you an unparalleled level of customer service and support.

Spend more time with your family – leave household tax and payroll to us

a mother's prayerGTM Payroll Services provides household employers with payroll processing, tax compliance, as well as different insurance offerings for you and your nanny. We help you manage all of the administrative tasks associated with being a household employer, offering you an unparalleled level of customer service and support.

Free Consultation

Call us today at 800-929-9213 for a free, no-obligation consultation with Patrick DiFiore, one of our household employment experts. Patrick will review your hiring situation and answer any questions you may have.

Household Employment Laws in Your State

Here are some current laws in your state regarding employment of household workers:

  • Minimum Wage:
    • In Maryland, the current minimum wage is $12.80/hour. For Montgomery County, the minimum wage is $14/hour for employers with 10 or fewer employees, increasing to $14.50 on July 1.
    • In Ohio and Texas, the current minimum wage is $7.25/hour.
    • In Virginia, the current minimum wage is $12/hour.
    • In Washington, D.C., the current minimum wage is $16.10/hour.
  • Workers’ Compensation:
    • In Maryland, a household employer is required to have workers’ compensation insurance if their employee earns more than $1,000 in gross wages in a calendar quarter.
    • In Ohio, household employers are required to have a workers’ compensation policy for any employee who earns $160 or more in any calendar quarter from one employer.
    • In Texas and Virginia, household employers are not required to have workers’ compensation insurance. However, GTM strongly recommends obtaining a policy.
    • 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. Contact GTM for a price quote.
  • Overtime Rules:
    • Hourly employees in Maryland 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. Overtime is also required for live-in employees.
    •  In Ohio, household employees are required to be paid at least time and a half for hours worked over 40 in a seven-day workweek. Overtime compensation is not required for live-in employees.
    • Hourly employees in Texas 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 7-day period. Overtime pay is not required for live-in employees.
    • Hourly employees in Virginia and Washington, D.C. 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. Overtime is not required for live-in employees.

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