411: Household Employment Tax & Labor Law

Facts for California Domestic Employers

January 2014: Updated for the California Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights
January 2015: Sleep Time Exemption Struck Down

Have you hired a nanny, housekeeper, senior caregiver or other domestic service professional to work in your California home? This fact sheet contains information you need to know to comply with state and federal labor and employment tax laws - the so-called California nanny taxes.

HomeWork Solutions will help you understand:

  • Your payroll tax obligations
  • Your time and record keeping obligations
  • State laws regarding pay frequency
  • State laws regarding benefits
  • State laws regarding Workers' Compensation Insurance
  • ...and more

Families, even the most well intended, often put their families at considerable financial and legal jeopardy due to common mistakes in payroll calculations, recordkeeping and failure to obtain needed insurance. Fill out the quick form below and we will send this fact sheet to you right away!

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