Tag: workers’ compensation

How to Talk Taxes with Your Nanny

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You’ve found the perfect nanny for your family. You’re now in the process of negotiating a salary and your nanny says she wants to be paid “off the books.” You know the importance of being compliant with payroll and taxes, but your nanny likes the additional money in her paycheck. However, for the small cost […]


4 Key Reasons to Use a Nanny Payroll Service

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There is more to paying your household employee then just cutting them a paycheck each week. Taxes need to be paid (by the employer and employee) and insurance coverage may need to be in place, just to start. The four key reasons to use a nanny payroll service are: Avoiding IRS Fines and Penalties for Non-Compliance A payroll […]


Workers’ Compensation for a Bee Sting?

By A New England Nanny 69 0

Workers’ compensation insurance for nannies and other household employees is becoming a crucial issue for household employers to address, and here in New York, if you employ a nanny who works 40 hours in any week of the year, you are required to have coverage. Without coverage, if your nanny is injured or becomes sick […]


Eight Steps to a Successful Nanny Share

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Thinking about participating in a nanny share with another family? In a nanny share, the nanny cares for the children of two or more families at the same time. But it takes thoughtful planning to create a successful nanny share arrangement. A nanny share helps make in-home child care affordable for many families. Each family […]


The Importance of Workers’ Compensation Insurance

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The International Nanny Association’s 30th Annual Conference is currently underway in Cancun, Mexico, and one of the workshops being held tackles the importance of workers’ compensation insurance for household employers. This is an issue that more and more employers are finding they need to address, either because their state requires they provide it for their […]


Nanny Injured on the Job – Now What?

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Was your nanny injured on the job? In New York State, you are required to have workers’ compensation insurance if you employ a nanny for at least 40 hours per week, or if you employ a live-in nanny. Workers’ compensation policies cover you and your employee in case he or she is injured while working […]


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