by Trevor Sparks | Apr 24, 2023 | GTM Blog, Hiring an Employee, Household Payroll & Taxes, Tax & Wage Laws, Tax Season
One of the most common questions (and misunderstandings) surrounding household employment is whether a family can provide their nanny a 1099 at tax time and consider them an independent contractor rather than a household employee. The short answer is “no.” Here’s why and answers to other questions you may have.
by Trevor Sparks | Mar 3, 2023 | GTM Blog, Household Payroll & Taxes, Tax Season
It is tax season once again and you are getting ready to file or have your accountant prepare your personal return. If you employed a household worker last year – like a nanny, housekeeper, or senior caregiver – you may be wondering … what is Schedule H, and do I need to file it? Here is everything you need to know including how to claim a tax credit for pandemic-related paid leave.
by Trevor Sparks | Oct 21, 2022 | GTM Blog
The 2023 nanny tax threshold will be $2,600. Here’s what that means for families with household help like nannies, housekeepers, and senior caregivers.
by Trevor Sparks | May 27, 2022 | GTM Blog, Hiring an Employee, Household Payroll & Taxes
When you hire someone to work in your home, you become an employer. And with that designation comes employment tax responsibilities, which are commonly called “nanny taxes.” So how do you pay nanny taxes and make sure everything is correct? There are a few ways to tackle this including doing it yourself. If you’re ready to take this on, here are 7 steps to paying nanny taxes yourself.
by Trevor Sparks | Jan 21, 2022 | GTM Blog, Household Payroll & Taxes, Tax & Wage Laws
What can you expect to pay in taxes when you hire a nanny? While all household employers pay taxes to the IRS, your total nanny tax obligation will depend on your state. We break it all down so you can understand how much you may pay in nanny taxes.