Household Employee Health Care Benefits Change Again

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Jan 9, 2017 3:45:07 PM

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016 President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act. Tucked away inside the 1000 page legislation is a provision that allows employers to use Health Reimbursement Arrangements to compensate employees who buy their own insurance.

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Topics: nanny health insurance, employee health insurance, senior caregiver health insurance

Update: Household Employers and the Affordable Care Act

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Jan 23, 2015 4:42:00 PM

There is a lot of confusion and some contradictory guidance regarding whether nanny and other household employers can continue to provide reimbursement of the household employee's individual health insurance premium on a tax free basis and exclude the reimbursement from the nanny's W-2 form.

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Topics: nanny health insurance, employee health insurance

The Affordable Care Act and Household Employment - Spanish Version

Posted by Vanessa Vidal, FPC on Sep 21, 2013 3:25:00 PM

Household Employers and the Affordable Care Act Updated October 24, 2013

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Topics: nanny health insurance, domestic employer legal responsibilities, employee health insurance

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Household Employment

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Sep 18, 2013 10:12:00 AM

 Updated October 24, 2014 and November 26, 2014

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Topics: nanny health insurance, domestic employer legal responsibilities, employee health insurance

Employer Paid Healthcare W-2 Reporting

Posted by Kathy Webb on Dec 12, 2011 7:41:00 AM


Federal Healthcare Reform legislation (Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act) creates some compliance issues that will begin impacting household employer's payroll recordkeeping in 2012. Effective January 1, 2012, all employers must report the total cost of all “applicable employer-sponsored coverage” provided to an employee for health insurance on the employee's Form W-2. Any non-taxable payments or reimbursements that the household employer makes to their employee(s) for health insurance coverage must be reported. If the employee pays for (funds) any part of his/her health insurance coverage that is partially sponsored by the employer, the total premium cost must be reported.

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Topics: nanny health insurance, nanny benefits, employee health insurance

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