It’s no secret the last year has been very difficult for families. The pandemic has disrupted our lives in ways no one could really have predicted. And unfortunately, our kids have been impacted deeply, as well. In many places across the country, government restrictions are still happening, which likely limits what kids are used to doing. Helping them navigate this complicated time will take patience, creativity, and a lot of love.
The 2020 tax season approaches and more of your clients are hiring nannies and caregivers than ever before. Night nurses for newborns, senior caregivers for mom or dad, and now private educators for students doing school remotely- all present “nanny tax” issues for you and your clients.
As your loved one starts to age, it is important to determine what type of care for them is best. Nursing homes or assisted living centers are not meant for everyone. Many seniors and their families want to be in the comfort of their own homes if possible. Getting dressed, managing medications, cooking, and cleaning the home can get harder and harder and for scenarios like this, hiring an in-home caregiver is a great option. If you are considering finding an adult caregiver to work in your loved one’s home, here are some benefits.
The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented job loss and disruption to the economy. Household workers are some of the most economically vulnerable workers, as they live paycheck to paycheck in many instances. While some highly qualified nannies are landing on their feet as their college education provides a good baseline to help with home schooling, other wonderful caregivers with less educational experience find themselves out of work with no immediate prospects.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act isn’t just about easing employers’ tax burdens. It also impacts employee benefits.
The novel coronavirus that has swept the globe has created countless new situations for working parents with children. Whether it be stay home orders, the family's or nanny's legitimate safety concerns, or changes in work situations for parents, we are in somewhat uncharted territory.
During the COVID-19 crisis, many people and charitable organizations need cash. The new CARES Act may provide some solutions.
COVID-19 and the resultant economic disruption caused many household employers to lay off nannies and senior caregivers they had depended on before the pandemic.