Tag: payroll

What is the Nanny Tax Threshold Increase for 2021?

By A New England Nanny 31 0

Many families that employ a nanny choose to pay them “off the books,” or they simply may not be aware that once a nanny’s wages reach a certain level, employment taxes are required to be paid. Our payroll partners at GTM Payroll Services provide a look at the nanny tax threshold increase for 2021. The […]

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Nanny Tax Threshold Increasing for 2020

By A New England Nanny 51 0

How does a family know whether or not they are legally obligated to pay employment taxes for their nanny or other household employee? The most telling factor is commonly referred to as the “nanny tax threshold.” This is the wage earnings amount by which the government determines if an employer must follow tax filing regulations. […]

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What Can Families Learn from this Household Employment Survey?

By A New England Nanny 66 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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No Change to Nanny Tax Threshold for 2019

By A New England Nanny 76 0

The Social Security Administration recently released its nanny tax threshold for 2019, and the Social Security and Medicare tax threshold is not increasing. It will remain at $2,100, which was a $100 increase in 2018 from the 2016 rate (it was unchanged in 2017). Nanny taxes must be paid by the family and the employee, such […]

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Domestic Employment Laws in New York State

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When it comes to paying household employees, A New England Nanny recognizes that nannies, housekeepers, senior care workers, etc. are professionals who should be compensated legally by employers with the appropriate taxes and benefits in mind. When it comes to paying domestic workers, there are many nuances and details to know about domestic employment laws in New […]

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Do You Need to Pay Taxes for a Summer Nanny?

By A New England Nanny 66 0

School will be out soon, and if you’re going to be hiring a nanny to care for the kids during the summer, you might think that since it’s only a temporary job, you don’t need to worry about payroll taxes or even insurance. But those requirements may apply even if you’re only hiring for the […]

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Payroll and Tax FAQs from Nannies

By A New England Nanny 61 0

As a nanny or other domestic worker, you may have questions about your employment status and tax obligations. Even if it’s just a temporary placement, it’s important to understanding your (and your employer’s) responsibilities at the beginning of employment. Here are some payroll and tax FAQs from household employees. Am I an employee or an […]

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