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Household Employment - What Every Family Needs to Know
When families hire a nanny, senior caregiver, housekeeper, personal assistant or other household employee to work in or around their home, they have specific federal, state and local payroll & tax rules to follow throughout the year.
The IRS, state tax agencies, and county or city municipalities set requirements for household employers that vary from what commercial employers must follow. It can be complicated to understand all the nuances, but that’s why we’re here – and both you and your caregiver will benefit from doing things by the book.
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BUDGETING & CALCULATORS
TAX & LABOR LAW
INSURANCE & BENEFITS
W-4 Forms - Download federal and state income tax withholding forms for your employee to complete.
Federal I-9 Form - Required form for verifying your employee's employment eligibility.
Direct Deposit Form - To pay your employee via Direct Deposit with HomePay, please complete
ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Workers' Compensation - Receive a free quote and purchase insurance coverage from HomeStaffProtect.
Background Checks - Gain additional peace of mind when hiring your caregiver.
Care.com Benefits - Your caregiver can receive discounts on goods, services and insurance.
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Have you already made any payments to your caregiver?
If you've made payments, we'll help you track them and we'll provide your employee with pay stubs.