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Complete guide to legally hiring and paying a nanny can help household employers avoid costly non-compliance issues

CLIFTON PARK, NY – May 11, 2017 – Compliance with household employment tax laws grabbed the spotlight once again this year as new administration officials in Washington, D.C. faced the nominating process. Several high-profile nominations were jeopardized because a failure to pay “nanny taxes.”

Updated for 2017, the third edition of How to Hire a Nanny: Your Complete Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Retaining Household Help lays out the roadmap for legally hiring a nanny, determining wages, managing payroll and taxes, and much more. It’s a must read for anyone who has hired or plans to hire household help.

Compliance is not a “once-in-four-years” issue for top-level government employees. It’s important for everyone who has hired someone – a nanny, housekeeper, elder care worker, and others – to work out of their home.

Author Guy Maddalone, widely-recognized as the nation’s foremost household employment expert, relies on his 30 years of experience in the payroll and employment services industries to bring solutions to the pressing issues facing household employers.

“There are many intricacies to household employment from setting up as an employer, to ensuring you have the proper insurance to remitting the correct taxes that even the most tax-savvy and organized families can get tripped up,” Maddalone said. “You also want to maintain good HR practices to retain your best employees and attract top talent to work in your home.”

This latest edition of How to Hire a Nanny includes updated information on changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, health care legislation, minimum wage laws, workers’ compensation requirements, Domestic Workers’ Bills of Rights, and immigration laws. All of which impact how household employees are hired, paid, and treated in the workplace (the employer’s home).

The book is available in paperback and as an ebook on


About the Author
Guy Maddalone is the founder and CEO of GTM Payroll Services, which helps thousands of families reduce the risks and hassles of being a household employer through easy-to-use payroll, tax, and insurance solutions. He has been operating businesses that attend to household employment for 30 years and is considered the nation’s foremost household employment expert. Maddalone is also an insurance broker and a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM.) He also supports industry associations, such as Alliance of Professional Nanny Agencies (APNA) and International Nanny Association (INA). Maddalone has employed household workers for the past 19 years. He and his wife, Diane, reside in Clifton Park with their three children.

About GTM Payroll Services
Founded in 1991, GTM Payroll Services is a recognized leader in payroll and workforce management solutions for families that employ domestic help and businesses across all sectors and sizes. Today, GTM processes more than $1 billion in payroll every year for more than 30,000 employees. GTM’s staff includes certified payroll professionals, licensed insurance brokers, human resource managers, employment tax experts, and CPAs. GTM has been featured by the Times Union and The Business Review as one of the best places to work in the Capital Region. GTM has also made the INC 5000 list eight times as one of the fastest-growing U.S. companies. For more information, visit GTM Payroll Services at

About A New England Nanny
Founded in 1991 by Guy Maddalone, A New England Nanny continues to be the leading provider of in-home child care, household employment services, and corporate back-up care in the Capital District of New York State. A New England Nanny has successfully placed thousands of nannies, housekeepers, senior care providers, and other household employees. As the only fully insured and licensed agency in the area, A New England Nanny upholds the strictest standards of the International Nanny Association and the Alliance of Professional Nanny Agencies. For more information, visit A New England Nanny at

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