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Employee Benefits Parents Can Offer Nannies

By A New England Nanny 23 0

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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Benefits for Nannies, Tax Savings for Families

By A New England Nanny 15 0

Offering employee benefits is an important consideration for all household employers. Families can get tax savings while providing more than a paycheck – they can attract and retain the best nannies by offering them tangible benefits such as health insurance, savings accounts, and retirement plans. Health Benefit Options • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)• Health Savings […]

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Educational Assistance for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 28 0

Many nannies try to balance their education with their job as a caregiver. If you employ a nanny that is also in school, a very helpful benefit you might consider offering is that of educational assistance. Although optional, educational assistance for nannies is beneficial in providing a satisfying workplace. But if you do offer this […]

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What Can Families Learn from this Household Employment Survey?

By A New England Nanny 17 0

GTM Payroll Services recently conducted a survey of household employers and nannies, covering a wide range of topics, including legal pay, benefits, personal preferences, online job sites, and more. We are sharing the results of their household employment survey to help families hire and retain the best nannies and other household employees. From GTM.com: Nannies […]

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Health Benefit Options for Your Nanny

By A New England Nanny 19 0

The world of health insurance is complex and often frustratingly so. When families are looking for ways to help their nanny with health insurance, there are many options available that can provide nannies with funding to cover medical expenses, whether or not the nanny has her own health insurance. If you are looking for ways to […]

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7 Nanny Transition Tips

By A New England Nanny 17 0

Ending a job is never easy.  Whether it is the nanny’s or the family’s decision, or a mutual agreement to part ways, there are many things for nannies to take into consideration during this time of transition. To help you through this challenging and unsure time, we have developed some nanny transition tips and helpful resources […]

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2018 Tax and Wage Issues for Household Employers

By A New England Nanny 14 0

With a new year just around the corner, there are several tax and wage issues that will impact household employers, particularly those in New York, including changes to the minimum wage and mileage reimbursement rates. Minimum Wage On December 31, 2017, the minimum wage for employers in Upstate New York will rise to $10.40 per […]

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Creative Benefits for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 25 0

Families looking to recruit the best household employees need ways to attract them, especially if they’re unable to pay higher salaries. Something that often does the trick is finding some creative benefits for nannies, particularly if those benefits address specific needs. Here are a few ideas. Retirement Benefits One benefit to consider is a 401K plan. Our affiliate […]

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