The HomePay Blog



News & Tax Updates

4 Major Changes to Household Employment in 2018

Remember Your Schedule H When Filing Your Tax Return

Take Advantage of the Childcare Tax Credit

Late Filing Tax Deadline Approaching

Tax Rules for a Holiday Bonus

Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder Admits to not Following Household Employment Guidelines

Trump Nominee Mick Mulvaney Admits to not Paying Nanny Taxes

Regulatory Changes Driving Private Employment for In-Home Senior Care


Household Employment Case Studies

How to Handle Terminating a Caregiver Professionally

What Can Happen if You Overlook Workers’ Compensation

Filing Taxes Without a W-2

Budgeting for Around-the-Clock Care and Sleep Time

Paying on a Net Basis is not as Easy as You Think

Why Banking Hours Does Not Pay Off

How to Handle Payroll When a Nanny Travels with the Family

Why Form 941 Should not be Used for Household Employment Taxes

Hiring Household Help? Don’t Forget About Your FSA

How a Workplace Injury Can Uncover Misclassification of a Caregiver


Quick Tips & Answers

Don’t Wait Until Tax Season to Handle Your Nanny Taxes

4 Steps for Household Employment Catch-Up Support

"Nanny Tax" Compliance Goes Way Beyond Payroll & Tax Filings

How a Nanny Share Can Lower Childcare Costs

Why Household Employees Can’t be on Business Payroll

Driving Your Car on the Job? Discuss These 2 Things with the Family First

A Helpful Tax Tip for Hiring a College Caregiver

The Problem with Hiring a Senior Caregiver as an Independent Contractor

How to Ask for Vacations, Holidays and Sick Days

The Cost of a Live-In Nanny