As a family that has hired someone to work in their home – like a nanny, senior caregiver, or housekeeper – you are now considered a household employer and should understand and follow applicable labor laws just like any other business. Here are seven steps to take to help ensure you are protecting yourself from allegations of wrongful employment practices.
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.
Paying a nanny “on the books,” as opposed to “under the table” simply means you are doing things the right way and treating your nanny as a professional caregiver. You are paying them according to applicable tax, wage, and labor laws and withholding and remitting taxes appropriately. Here’s how.
Hiring a nanny will be one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. Even though you may not have a lot of time to put into the hiring process, don’t overlook these 7 tasks that could get skipped.
There is plenty of advice out there about how to hire a nanny. But what do you do after you actually hire one? Here are some important steps you need to take to ensure a successful and professional relationship with your caregiver.