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Tax Savings for Parents

By A New England Nanny 5 0

From IRS.gov Eight Tax Savers for Parents Your children may help you qualify for valuable tax benefits. Here are eight tax benefits parents should look out for when filing their federal tax returns this year. Dependents.  In most cases, you can claim your child as a dependent. This applies even if your child was born […]

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Interviewing a Nanny

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When hiring a nanny or other employee who will be working in your home with your family, take the time you need during the interviews to fully cover all the information. For face-to-face interviews for your top candidates, you should plan two hours for one nanny interview. Remember, interviewing a nanny is instrumental in helping […]

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Expense Reports for Nannies

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Families hiring a nanny have many things to consider, including whether or not the nanny will be driving the kids, if she or he will be using their own car, and whether the nanny will be purchasing anything for the family such as food, art supplies, etc. Some families may give cash to the nanny […]

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Employee Benefits for Nannies

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While providing benefits for nannies and other household employees is largely optional and seldom required by law, they greatly help the household employer attract and retain high-level employees. By providing an attractive employee benefits package, the employer is helping to maintain a satisfied workforce. Satisfied employees equal a happy workplace, which in turn equals a […]

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Nanny Sharing: What You Need to Know

By A New England Nanny 7 0

Many families are still looking for ways to cut costs these days. For those that use nannies for their childcare, there is a trend that is becoming more and more popular: nanny sharing. Families can hire a nanny to watch their respective children simultaneously, or a nanny can work part-time for two different families. In […]

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20 Holiday Gift Ideas for Nannies

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Offering holiday gifts and perks not only benefits your nanny, but it also benefits you as an employer! Using ideas like the ones listed below will help attract and recruit new employees, and create a happy employee, which in turn creates a happy family. 20 Ideas for Holiday Gifts and Perks Sick/personal/vacation time Cell phone use Tuition […]

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The 2013 Nanny of the Year!

By A New England Nanny 7 (2) Comments

To help celebrate National Nanny Recognition Week, we asked our families for nominations for the Nanny of the Year. After going over all the submissions, we are excited to announce that Kaitlyn Keegan is this year’s Nanny of the Year! Here are some of the reasons she was nominated by her family: “Although we knew Kaitlyn was a special person when we hired […]

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7 Things to Know About the NY Health Plan Marketplace

By A New England Nanny 4 0

From NY State of Health: 7 Things You Need to Know About NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace 1. New affordable and comprehensive health insurance options will be available for New Yorkers. 2. Open enrollment begins October 1, 2013 for coverage that begins January 1, 2014. 3. If you earn less than […]

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