Tag: employee benefits

Benefits for Nannies, Tax Savings for Families

By A New England Nanny 2 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 10 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 7 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 6 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 7 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 7 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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What Nannies Need to Know About New York Paid Family Leave

By A New England Nanny 5 0

We posted an article about how the upcoming New York Paid Family Leave (PFL) law will affect household employers, but nannies and other household employees may have many questions about how they can use this new benefit. ShelterPoint has put together this handy list of things nannies should know about using New York Paid Family Leave. […]

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Creative Benefits for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 6 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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Health Insurance for Your Nanny

By A New England Nanny 9 1

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, but it safeguards against future health problems, minimizing surprise illnesses and the resulting absenteeism. […]

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