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How the CARES Act affects employer-sponsored benefits

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on May 28, 2020 4:49:00 PM

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act isn’t just about easing employers’ tax burdens. It also impacts employee benefits.

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior, CPA, coronavirus, COVID-19

CA  Household Employees with COVID-19 Presumed Covered by Workers' Compensation

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on May 26, 2020 7:00:00 AM

California Governor Gavin Newsom's Executive Order N-62-20 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic effectively means that a nanny, senior caregiver or other household employee with test-confirmed COVID-19 illness will be presumptively compensable by workers’ compensation.

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior, CPA

Virginia Wage Theft Laws Become Worker Friendly

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on May 21, 2020 9:53:00 AM

Virginia labor laws have historically been friendly to employers. New legislation signed into law this year, however, significantly changes a worker’s right to redress in an area of keen importance to household employers – namely wage theft.

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior, CPA

Mom's senior aide is working more hours. How do I calculate overtime?

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on May 12, 2020 4:45:00 PM

Engaging a senior care aide to help a beloved aging family member is complex. You need to balance the needs and preferences of the adult receiving the assistance, budget, and administration. Ask any friend who has done this and they will confirm that there is one constant - that nothing is constant and needs are constantly evolving.

Many senior care aides support the elderly in Senior Living Apartment centers, many of whom are forbidding FAMILY and FRIENDS from visiting their residents during the COVID pandemic, and the aides are assuming many responsibilities that family used to do.

 

When hours increase and you need to calculate your senior caregiver’s overtime, it can get confusing sometimes. Here is a helpful example.

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Topics: agency, senior, CPA

Attention Fiduciaries: Don’t Forget Household Employment Tax Obligations

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on May 5, 2020 10:56:00 AM

Professional fiduciaries are educationally qualified individuals who care for the financial and personal care needs of individuals who are unable to do so themselves, and who have no close family or friends who are able and/or willing to do so for them.

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Topics: senior, CPA

CARES ACT changes retirement plan and charitable contribution rules

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Apr 30, 2020 9:30:00 AM

During the COVID-19 crisis, many people and charitable organizations need cash. The new CARES Act may provide some solutions.

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior, CPA, coronavirus, COVID-19

Unemployment Claims in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Apr 28, 2020 4:00:00 PM

Household employers and employees are searching for financial solutions to the current economic crises facing our economy.  As we better understand the programs and benefits provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), families and caregivers are increasingly turning to unemployment benefits to provide some level of financial stability.  Here we give an overview of how to navigate this important system which we all hoped we would never need to use.

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior

My Nanny Filed for Unemployment! What do I do?

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Apr 24, 2020 7:45:00 AM

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.

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior, CPA, COVID-19

Do I have to give my nanny notice of a layoff?

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Apr 23, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The extended duration of the Coronavirus pandemic and resultant disruption to normal economic activity is causing employers to make hard choices. A common question HWS client care representatives are fielding is, “Do I have to give my nanny notice of a layoff?”

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior, CPA, COVID-19

Everything You Need to Know About the Economic Impact Payments Under the CARES ACT

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Apr 10, 2020 8:30:00 AM

With the spread of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, the US Government passed the CARES ACT, part of which includes stimulus payments to many taxpayers. What does this mean for you and your family? In this article, we've outlined some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Topics: nanny, agency, senior, CPA, coronavirus, COVID-19

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