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

Should You Pay for Your Nanny's Health Insurance?

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Mar 29, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Employer paid health insurance can be an important nanny recruitment and retention tool. The trick for families is to find a way to pay or contribute to the nanny's health insurance and still meet their nanny's income goals and stay within the family childcare budget. All too often health insurance is not a financial priority, that is until a crisis occurs.

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Topics: nanny 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

2015 Updates for Household Employers

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Dec 16, 2014 9:09:00 AM

Payroll changes often happen at the beginning of the calendar year, and nanny tax related changes are no different. The HomeWork Solutions household payroll experts have assembled a short overview of changes a nanny employer, employer of a senior caregiver, or any household employer needs to know.

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Topics: nanny health insurance, nanny mileage reimbursement, New York household payroll, Affordable Care Act, california household employment, DC household payroll

Household Employers: A Conversation on the Affordable Care Act

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Dec 4, 2014 8:35:00 AM

Many clients and their household employees have questions about their responsibilities and opportunities related to health insurance and the Affordable Care Act. We hope that the following FAQ will help clear up some confusion.

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Topics: nanny health insurance, senior caregiver health insurance, Affordable Care Act

3 Important Obamacare Updates for Nanny Employers

Posted by Kathleen Webb on Mar 13, 2014 10:57:00 AM
Smart employers know that key benefits such as health insurance that is paid for in whole or part by the employer is an important employee recruitment and retention tool.
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Topics: nanny 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

Household Employers - Money You Pay for Nanny Health Insurance May Qualify Towards a Tax Credit

Posted by Kathy Webb on Apr 29, 2013 11:28:00 AM

We know, you just finished your annual tax filings and you would really prefer to tune out! This, however, is good news we want to remind you about.

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Topics: nanny health insurance

Is a Nanny Tax Deductible?

Posted by Kathy Webb on Mar 12, 2013 12:55:00 PM

There is good news for household employers who pay their nanny or senior caregiver "on the books."  These employers are often eligible for tax savings on their personal income tax returns.  And these tax savings often go a long way towards offsetting the household employer taxes they paid!

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Topics: nanny payroll tax, nanny tax, nanny taxes, nanny health insurance

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