Hiring household employees comes with responsibilities and legal obligations. Understand the essential aspects of hiring household employees, employment taxes, and how to ensure a smooth and lawful employment relationship.
By 2020, 54 million people in the U.S. will be over the age of 65; by 2040, that number will top 82 million. We can see the growing demand for senior care is critical in our lives and so it will continue.
Part of the responsibilites of being a household employer is understanding nanny taxes – what they are and what to pay. Use this helpful guide to assist you in complying with nanny tax laws.
While federal and state laws protecting against wage theft and overtime pay often exclude household employees, the crime of wage theft and household employment are not mutually exclusive.
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?