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  • What about payroll taxes? Newborn Care Specialists & Temporary Nannies

    Many newborn care specialists (NCS) and nannies work a series of short term assignments throughout the year. These can range from several days to several months, and this may be something that you’re used to doing on a regular basis. These types of situations can leave the NCS or nanny and their employer confused about... Read more »
  • Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Your Annual Payroll Tax Filings

    HomeWork Solutions, Inc., December 2019 PLEASE NOTE: All Form 1040 and Schedule H line numbers refer to the forms for the tax year 2019 in these annual payroll tax filings questions. How do I distribute the many copies of Form W-2?Complete and Essential Payroll Clients: Your Employee W-2 forms are available for distribution in your eFiling... Read more »
  • Household Employment Laws by State

    Nanny tax rules, household employment rules, wage and hour law, and payroll tax requirements are governed by a complex assortment of Federal, state, and local rules and legislation. HomeWork Solutions has assembled easy to understand, state specific tip sheets to save you hours of online research! COVID-19 Update: Through 31 December 2020, the federal government… Read more »

  • Household Employment Laws by State

    Nanny tax rules, household employee rules, wage and hour law, and payroll tax requirements are governed by a complex assortment of Federal and state rules and legislation. HomeWork Solutions has assembled easy to understand, state specific tip sheets to save you hours of online research! COVID-19 Update: Through 31 December 2020, the federal government requires… Read more »

  • Household Employment: Schedule H vs. 941

    Household employers file and pay the exact same employment taxes as commercial employers do. The IRS established the Form 1040 Schedule H in 1995 to simplify and streamline the household payroll tax reporting. Often times, however, the household employer or their CPA are confused about the proper reporting and begin filing quarterly Forms 941 for… Read more »

  • How Does the IRS Calculate Penalties and Interest?

    Late payment of employment taxes will trigger penalties and interest charges to the taxpayer. The notices for an IRS late tax penalty are next to impossible to decipher. Statute of Limitations There is NO statute of limitations on the failure to file and report payroll taxes (Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment, withheld income taxes). There also... Read more »
  • Is the Basic nanny background screening enough to thoroughly check a nanny?

    The Basic nanny background screening is a good starting point to screen a nanny. Included in the basic nanny background check is a Social Security Number (SSN) trace, which will reveal all names and addresses known to credit bureaus associated with the applicant's SSN. Most families find, however, that the history of the individual nanny applicant... Read more »
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  • Legal Nanny Payroll – It’s Worth It!

    Many families mistakenly believe that paying their nanny cash, off the books, is easiest all around. After all, no complicated tax forms, the nanny takes home more money, the family doesn’t pay taxes, it sounds good all around. Until it isn’t good at all! The Family’s Risks Unemployment Claims: Nanny jobs are, by their nature,... Read more »
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