Tax Breaks for Senior Care
The experts at Care.com HomePay detail the different tax breaks that families can use to help offset the costs of paying for senior care.
Use Care.com HomePay's sample senior care contract when you hire a senior caregiver to make the process easier and keep yourself organized.
How hiring caregivers and companions privately can be cheaper than using an agency
Budget & pay info
The Cost of Privately Employing Senior Caregivers
Learn how hiring a senior caregiver privately can cost less than hiring through an agency. HomePay shows you the costs involved and your potential savings.
Budgeting for in-home senior care costs
Before families hire a senior caregiver, they need to figure out what their care budget will be. HomePay explains the 6 most important items to have in it.
HomePay for Senior Care
Learn how Care.com HomePay can provide a household employment payroll and tax solution for families with senior care needs.
Giving a Pay Raise or Bonus
Learn how to accurately apply a raise or bonus to a caregiver's payroll from the experts at Care.com HomePay.
The experts at HomePay show how including parking, health insurance, transit service or tuition into payroll can result in tax savings.
Tax & labor laws
The Problem With Hiring a Senior Caregiver as an Independent Contractor
Families often confuse whether their senior caregiver is an independent contractor or a household employee. In most cases, the IRS says they're an employee.
Regulatory Changes Driving Consumer Directed Care for In-Home Senior Care
Learn how families can save thousands of dollars each year hiring a senior caregiver privately instead of using a third party agency.
Senior Care Overnight and 24 Hour Shifts
The experts at Care.com HomePay explain how senior caregivers should be paid if they work overnight shifts or around the clock shifts.
Last-minute household employment tax tips for families
If you just realized you haven't been taking care of your household employment taxes correctly, HomePay can walk you through the catch-up process.
Paying a Caregiver on Company Payroll
The nanny tax experts at HomePay explain why household employees cannot be paid through a company's payroll department.
How a Workplace Injury Can Uncover Misclassification of a Caregiver
A workers' compensation insurance claim is a common way families get caught misclassifying their household employee as an independent contractor.
Insurance & benefits
Why families need workers' compensation insurance when they hire a caregiver
Workers' Compensation is required by law in many states. Let the experts at HomePay explain how it works and the benefits of having a workers' comp policy.
Long-term care insurance for consumer directed care
A long-term care insurance policy can help families pay for in-home care. HomePay helps explain what these policies do and how families qualify for benefits.
Unemployment Insurance and Benefits
Learn about federal and state unemployment taxes and how they help your household employee from the experts at Care.com HomePay.
Disability Benefits for Caregivers
The experts at Care.com HomePay explain how disability benefits work for caregivers that are sick or injured away from work.
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