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As our lives seemingly becoming busier and busier with work, family and all of the logistical complications that come with these responsibilities, having a reliable nanny is a necessity for many parents.
If you hire a nanny, you have to think of them not just as someone you pay to help out with the kids, but as an employee. With that comes, certain responsibilities, notably making sure the nanny's payroll is properly handled. Because many parents aren't familiar with payroll (particularly as it relates to nannies), they may be prone to some common mistakes.
Here are the top five nanny payroll mistakes you'll want to avoid to keep from getting yourself in a pickle:
With the potential for serious fines, nanny taxes aren't something you want to mess around with. There's real incentive here to take care of your nanny the right way. So make sure you keep this list in mind to help keep you in the clear.