Guide to Privately Hiring Senior Home Care
There are many benefits to privately hiring senior home care for your family, but the price for greater control and flexibility comes with a complex set of legal, tax and administrative requirements.
Minimum wage and overtime rules for senior care changed significantly in 2015 and on November 12, 2015 the US Department of Labor began aggressive enforcement to protect senior care worker rights.
Know the landscape before you embark. This guide outlines in detail the elements and requirements to independently hiring senior home care.
Included in this guide:
- Payroll tax calculations, including Social Security and Medicare
- Hourly wages defined
- Record keeping requirements
- Workers’ Compensation Insurance
- Paycheck and hourly rate calculator
- Payroll tax services