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Nanny Taxes Made Easy in 13 Steps

Nanny Taxes Made Easy in 13 Steps

This is the time of year when many household employers are scrambling to pull together 12 months worth of pay and tax information so they can issue their employee a W-2, submit Form W-3 to the Social Security Administration and begin preparing Schedule H to file with...

Save Your Career Opportunity by Paying Nanny Taxes

Save Your Career Opportunity by Paying Nanny Taxes

It seems like the career opportunity of a lifetime. The incoming president’s transition team is considering you for a position in his cabinet or a senior-level appointment in a government agency or even an ambassadorship. Or…it’s the chance you’ve waiting for your...

6 Reasons to Pay Your Nanny Legally

6 Reasons to Pay Your Nanny Legally

It may seem easy to just cut a check or hand over cash to your nanny each week for her services. You don’t have to deal with tax calculations, forms and the hassles that come with being an employer. Your nanny may feel the same way. However, that’s a roll of the dice...

Voting Leave for Nannies

Voting Leave for Nannies

Employers may not be aware of the laws regarding voting leave for nannies or other household employees. While there are no federal laws that mandate employers to provide employees time off designated for voting, most states prohibit employers from taking actions like...

Health Insurance for Your Nanny

Health Insurance for Your Nanny

Anyone can be caught off guard by an unexpected illness or injury. Offering health insurance for a household employee benefits both the employee and the employer. Not only does it help employers with recruiting and retaining top quality nannies and other employees,...

New Deadline for Filing Your Nanny’s W-2

New Deadline for Filing Your Nanny’s W-2

Employers – including household employers – will need to file their employees’ W-2 forms much earlier next year than in previous years. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 was signed into law last December, and among the many provisions is a new...